The Project of Education Disadvantaged Groups from Education / literacy Eradication

Key objectives of the measure:

To teach the largest major group of society members who are unable to read and write to increase their cultural awareness 

Scope of the measure:
Nature of the measure:
regulatory, institutional
Main feature of the measure:

In 2012, The Iraqi government has certainly adopted the law of Illiteracy Eradication and Thus, it started to implement it by the Ministry of Education and certain supporting parties, with participating of civil society organizations as well. This measure aims to make counting to individuals at age (15) years old, who are unable to read and write, especially those who live in villages and countryside and in a particular women. They have been entirely divided into groups; and each group will be actually assigned one teacher to teach them in schools close to their homes into two stages (primary stage and complementary stage) and each stage lasts  (seven months). A learner will be granted with certificate at fifth class of the primary school. Thus, they have the right to complete their study in general education and participate in general examinations of sixth class in primary and secondary school later .

Results expected through the implementation of the measure:

1-Five classes have been till now graduated from illiteracy eradication centers.

2-Five hundred students of the illiteracy eradication program were completed the primary school according to lists of  fifth class at  final examination in Baghdad and other Iraqi provinces.

Financial resources allocated to implement the measure:

 all resources were allocated within the general budget of the State