Today 29th of January, 2020, in a celebration, Erbil Polytechnic University started formally to activate the ECTS System of Bologna Process on its website. The university’s Rector, his assistants, Supervisors, and the committees implementing this system have attended this event.
At the beginning of the ceremony, his Excellency, the Assist Professor Dr.Kawa Sherwani, delivered his statement in front of the attendees. He expressed his gratitude and appreciation towards the committee that established and implemented the ECTS system for their outstanding efforts. Then, he said, “I introduce this system as a domestic one because our university IT staff, designers, and graphics have worked hard as a team to organize the mentioned system; due to this, they deserve to get rewarded.”
The Rector of EPU continued his speech and said, “The Bologna system is essential, especially for raising our university’s academic and scientific level. Also, to develop the electronic system in publishing the academic research, the instructors’ reports, students’ lectures, and their credits will affect the university’ ranking nationally and internationally.”
In this celebration, Mr. Nihad, the manager of IT and Communication at the EPU and the head of the committee of implementing the ECTS database system, presented a speech. He said, “The database system of ECTE has plenty of benefits because by applying Bologna process much facilitation will be done for the departments of the university and the departments of the colleges and institutes to be able to do their works easily on this new system.”
Also, Mr. Nihad clarified that the ECTS system cares about transparency amongst teachers and students. For example, this system makes the instructors use workloads for the students at the beginning of the studying semester and distribute them accordingly. Such away, from the beginning of the academic year, the students will realize the plan and resources of their studying, and can see their degrees.”
At the end of this event, the Rector of the EPU rewarded 32 members of the ECTS system implementation Committee, and he also awarded the talented students. They have excellent information technology skills as they voluntarily served the colleges and institutes in the past years.