The UOK, in collaboration with the Supervision and Scientific Evaluation Division at the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research as well as the UNESCO, held the Fifth Annual Scientific Conference for Higher Education Quality Assurance. The conference was attended by the Adviser of the Minster of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Dr. Nabeel Al-Araji, and the General inspector at the ministry, Dr. Diah Al-Mawlawi.
The conference aims at spreading the culture of quality and performance evaluation, as well as developing academic and administrative leadership. It also strengthens the university’s teaching and learning program in light of the quality standards. In addition to strengthening the ties with researchers and educational institutions both inside and outside Iraq.
A number of scientific researches were discussed during the conference. They were presented by professors form Australia, Ireland and also researchers and professors from Iraqi universities. These included Prof. Dr. Riaad Al-Mehedi from the University of Swinburne and Prof. Dr. Mohammed Al-Rubaie from the University of Dublin.
It is worth noting that the UOK has made achievements in the field of quality during the past years. The most important ones were its entrance in the British QS Ranking and its acquisition of 1st place, with five stars, in the fields of educational performance and scientific support, as well as second place, with four stars, in community interconnection.