Erbil Polytechnic University and European Union Announce for Special Project about Developing Agriculture Study

On Wednesday, the 16th of August 2022, the University Rector Assistant for Scientific Affairs, Dr.Nageb Toma Bato, received Mark Vanstingist, the Senior Expert at Technical and Vocational Education and Training at the Quarter Company.

In a meeting where the Rector Assistant for Students Affairs and the Curriculum Program Development Director was available, they talked about the Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) project that provides new techniques for training lecturers, the study program, and skillful tests of TVET for agriculture center and the value of the necessary service series for an agricultural product in the Kurdistan Region and Iraq.

The project aims to take care of Iraq and the Kurdistan Region Youth through which they receive job opportunities and enhance their experience in the labour market in the agriculture sector.  

The International Quarter Company, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), and Stars Orbit jointly implement the project which is directly funded by the European Union. For performing their plan they chose our university in the Kurdistan Region.

During his visit, the Canadian Quarter Company Representative will visit Shaqlawa Technical College and Khabat Technical Institute to prepare a report for the European Union regarding the project implementation for agricultural departments and the quality of developing and designing of the studying program according to the labour market needs.

It is worth mentioning that the project will be implemented for the 2022-2023 study year in both Shaqlawa Technical Colleges And Khabat Technical Institute.