Department of General Education

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Qualifying elementary and intermediate school teachers to work in the educational field and equipping them with the tools that enable them to meet the daily challenges and absorb the new developments in the fields of education, science, and technology. The department also endeavors to develop the potentials of the educational supervisors via holding on-going society service courses and enhancing collaboration with other educational and cultural institutions in Iraq in general and in Kurdistan in particular.



The department aspires to make use of recent technological devices and modern learning/teaching strategies while training educational cadre. The ultimate objective is to create researchers and scholars who can conduct research in education and contribute to resolving the problems the educational sector encounters. Furthermore, it aims to follow-up the graduates in their working sites to observe their performance on the one hand and to benefit from the feedback received to develop and update its educational programmes on the other hand in conformity with the local, national and international upgraded programmes.



They can be of two types (1) general and (2) specific:

General Objectives: They are as follows:
1) Enriching the theories and their applications in the educational field.
2) Creating researchers who are able to undertake educational research and to suggest solutions to the educational problems.
3) Promoting collaboration and cooperation with other educational institutions in the Kurdistan region and enhancing the exchange of experience, consultations and expertise.
4) Designing educational programmes for the workers in the instructional field.
5) Starting graduate courses for the MA in the short term and the Ph.D in the long term to prepare a highly qualified educational staff.

  1. IT Orientation  IT Orientation aims to: 1) Train students in skills necessary to use information technology appropriately and efficiently. 2) Equip students with the basic knowledge of information technology and with the recent developments in this field.  3) Develop the students skills required for teaching related topics in the basic schools. 4) Provide students with the basic education that helps them pursue their higher studies in their fields of specialization. 5) Familiarize students with the basics of scientific research in the field of information technology. 

  2. Social Sciences Orientation Social Sciences Orientation aims to: 1) Provide students with the basic education in the Social Sciences field.  2) Equip students with the scientific skills in the field of analyzing the social changes highlighting the role of each of history and geography in these changes with an emphasis on the history and geography of Kurdistan region. 3) Develop the students' skills required for teaching related to social sciences (history and geography) in the basic schools. 4) Furnish students with the basics of scientific research that help them pursue their higher studies in their fields of specialization.


(C) English Orientation
English Orientation aims to:
1) Develop the students listening, speaking, reading, writing and note-taking skills required to master the English language.
2) Enable students to benefit from and to use diverse references in the English language.
3) Equip students with the skills required to teach the English language in the basic schools.
4) Familiarize students with the English literature resources: novels, poetry, drama, prose, etc.
5) Furnish students with the basics of scientific research in the English language and literature and with the tools that help them pursue their higher studies


course Book Department of General Education

1st Year (First Semester)

  • Principles of Education 
  • General Psychology       
  • Computer Skills
  • Kurdology          
  • Human Rights   
  • General English
  • Arabic Language              
  • Math


1st Year (Second Semester)

  • General Psychology       
  • Sociology
  • Computer Skills
  • General Education System          
  • Kurdology
  • Education Terminology 
  • Math    
  • History
  • Academic Debate

2nd Year (First Semester)

  • Kurdish Language            
  • Natural Geography        
  • Educational Planning     
  • Kurdistan Modern History I         
  • Educational statistics     
  • Educational Administration         
  • Comparative Education
  • General Sciences             
  • Geographical and Historical terminology                


2nd Year (Second Semester)

  • Mental Health
  • Curricula And Book Analysis       
  • Educational Technology
  • Economical and Human Geography
  • Kurdistan Modern History
  • Kurdish Literature           
  • Counseling

3rd Year (First Semester)

  • Basic Grammar I          
  • Pronunciation I 
  • Conversation
  • Comprehension I            
  • General Teaching Methods         
  • Evaluation and Measurement    

3rd Year (Second Semester)

  • Basic Grammar II          
  • Pronunciation II
  • Comprehension II           
  • Writing Skills     
  • Specific Methods of Teaching    
  • Educational Psychology
  • Research Methods         
  • Introduction to Literature

4th Year (First Semester)

  • Structural Grammar      
  • Introduction to Linguistics           
  • Essay Writing    
  • Reading Skill      
  • Semantics
  • Teaching Practice

4th Year (Second Semester)

  • Communicative Grammar          
  • Pragmatics
  • Short Story        
  • Teaching Practice II        
  • Graduation Project II

        Human Rights
        Human Rights
        Human Rights
        Human Rights

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