Presentation on theme: "Ministry of Higher Education and scientific research Dr. Amanj Saeed Advisor to the Minister of Higher education and Scientific Research"— Presentation transcript:
Ministry of Higher Education and scientific research Dr. Amanj Saeed Advisor to the Minister of Higher education and Scientific Research email@example.com
Investment in quality Quality assurance, Licencing and accreditation, curriculum development (Foundation for first year undergraduate) Human capacity development HCDP, post-doctoral and sabbatical opportunities, training Revitalizing research State-of the art research centers, technology, new PhD pathway, access to high impact references, internationalisation Higher education initiatives
HE infrastructure New campuses, Research centres ….. Draft of HE law Legal baseline for HE Reform Medical training Kurdistan board for medical specialities Higher education initiatives
HCDP Investing in human recourses to prepare future academic and business leaders. Annual Budget of (US$100 million) has been allocated. Sending top students abroad to study and train in some of the best universities in the world.
Fully funded scholarship Living expenses 1800 USD per person & 2700 USD for families Annual travel expenses Health insurance One year Language course fee. Academic tuition fees
Target program and Duration of Study: Msc/MA/PHD Duration of Study: The duration of a scholarship program depends on the field of specialty, the institution, and the country. Generally Master studies: 1-2 year(s). Doctorate programs PhD 3-5 years.
Specialties: Based on Requirements of: Higher Education and Universities Government sector. private sector organizations of civil society Reflection of requirements of job market in Kurdistan Region.
Specialities Science Engineering Humanities Language Low and political Science Business and Administration Agriculture Medical studies
Target countries Students are sent to internationally approved universities : United Kingdom Canada United States of America Western Europe Turkeya Japan Malaysia India China Korea Egypt Iran
Who can apply for HCDP scholarship Ministry of Higher Education staff. Entire work force and staff of the ministries and establishments of KRG Private sector
Selection criteria Based on Merit Point based system depending on: Average BSc Score Language test score Age of the candidate Years of Experience. Offer letter (conditional/unconditional)
Electronic system Online application Advanced software, changes the applicant profile to points (Point based system) Electronic ranking Electronic selection
Point based system Transparency Equal opportunity Social justice Change the culture People confidence in the system. Self motivation and hard work are the only way to secure the scholarship.
Students went to the universities of the following countries UKDenmark USAFinland AustraliaItaly FranceMalaysia GermanyTurkey SpainEgypt SwedenIran CanadaIndia NetherlandsTiwan
Management Ministry of Higher education Ministry of Planning Supreme committee HCDP committee
HCDP investment for future 4425 scholarships Counselling services Language courses Offer letters and placement. Pre-departure orientation Academic follow up
Challenges English language. Changing University. Placement of Medical candidates.
New PhD pathway The key objectives of this program revitalize research clear focus on needs of Kurdistan while connecting with the outside world.
New PhD pathway The new PhD program consists of four years of full-time research students will be jointly supervised by a local and an international scientist from a centre of excellence.
New PhD pathway Outcomes: Production of internationally competitive collaborative research Publication of research with international impact. In-depth experience in research and encourage them to be creative and innovative.
Potential areas for collaboration HCDP New PhD System Post- doctoral Research training Sabbatic al leave Foundati on year English language training Training medical doctors Collaborative research