The VESAL 2023 conference is set to host a panel session on the 20th of February with the title “Turning Challenges into Opportunities: Education in KRI”. The panel session will feature a diverse group of panelists with extensive experience in the field of education in the Kurdistan Region of Iraq (KRI) as follows:

  • Panel session chair: Prof. Dr. Kawa Abdulkareem Sherwani
  • Panelists:
    • Prof. Dr. Sahail M. Asassfeh, Dean of the Faculty of Educational Sciences at The Hashemite University in Jordan
    • Prof. Dr. Himdad A. Muhammad, Lecturer at Salahaddin University-Erbil in Iraq
    • Dr. Karmand Abdulla Hamad, Dean of the Faculty of Education at Soran University in Iraq
    • Mr. David Wafula Waswa, Lecturer at Tishk International University in Erbil, Iraq

The panel session will focus on the challenges facing education in the KRI and how these challenges can be turned into opportunities. The panelists will discuss a range of issues, including the need for better teacher training, the importance of incorporating technology into the education system and how to address the current challenges.

The panelists will share their experiences and insights on how to address these challenges and improve the quality of education in the KRI. They will emphasize the importance of collaboration and partnership among universities, government agencies, and non-governmental organizations to bring about positive change.

Overall, the panel session is expected to provide a valuable platform for sharing knowledge and ideas on how to overcome the challenges facing education in the KRI. The panelists’ expertise and experience will offer valuable insights and strategies for turning challenges into opportunities and creating a brighter future for education in the region.

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