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Training and Development Center

The Training and Development Center is one of the important units at the University Zakho. It leads an academic and scientific role by contributing to the academic development of the teaching staff (especially newly graduated teachers), and training them with various important skills in pedagogy and scientific research, and leadership and management. The center provides theoretical and practical lectures in Modern Pedagogy domains and English Language Proficiency courses for higher education candidates. Moreover, the center commences a variety of cultural and educational workshops and courses which meet university's objectives and serve as a liaison between local community and university.
The TDC is housed in a purpose-built facility which includes modern classrooms and a well-equipped computer suite, as well as advanced audio-visual equipment and learning resources. Most importantly, The TDC's teaching staffs are experienced with MA or PhD from the finest international and local universities.

Meet Our Team

Teaching Staff

Teaching and Learning Methodology

Dr. Sattar Jabbar Haji,

Mr. Zahid Sami Mohammed,
Asst. Lecturer,

Dr. Arian Tatar Naamat,

Dr. Nasraddin E. Mohammad,
Asst. Prof.,

Dr. Yassin Taha Mustafa,
Asst. Prof.,

Dr. Kuloud Basheir Abad Al-Ahad,

Dr. Azhar Ali Hussein,


Miss Jihan Hussein Omar,

Dr. Nassim Salim Khidir,
Asst. Prof.


Dr. Khidir Rasho Shareef,

Dr. Omar Abdalhamid Alhabib,


Dr. Shaker Mahmood Rasheed,
Asst. Prof.,

Additional Requirements) A: Principles of Quality Assurance & Accreditation of Higher Education

Dr.Shelir Thamer Noor Aldeen,

Dr. Mehvan Shareef Yousif,

Dr. Ranj Mohammed Nori,
Asst. Prof.,

B: Higher Education Rule & and Regulations

Mr. Dilovan Ameen Salman,
Asst. Lecturer,

Dr. Dijwar Saleh Ibrahim,
Asst. Lecturer


Dr. Khidayer Abbas Al-Minshedawi,


This training course is one of the major responsibilities of TDC. This course is provided for the new graduates of MA or PhD who are expected to take teaching positions at the University of Zakho. The Center continues to provide these training courses at least two times a year for the sake of enhancing the human potentials of the teaching staff at the university.

This course aims to: Develop in participants a critical awareness and understanding of important recent research skills, developments in language teaching approaches and methods, and academic leadership and management skills.

Learning outcomes:

  1. Critically analyze relevant practice, including their own, in the light of current theory and practice in learning methodologies.
  2. Formulate possible solutions to problems in their practice of learning methodologies and departmental management.
  3. Develop strategies for implementing change in their professional practice.
  4. Use IT to achieve personal and professional purposes.
  5. Understanding classroom management, assessment and construction of test questions.

CourseHours total =120Course FeeApplication Fee
Teaching Methods Course80150.000 ID5000 ID
Developing Research Methods Skills20150.000 ID5000 ID
Developing Academic Leadership and Management skills20150.000 ID5000 ID


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  • Confirmation letter
  • Master/Doctorate degree
  • TDC

    This intensive course is designed to help participants reach an appropriate level of proficiency in English. These internationally recognized tests are designed to assess the language ability of candidates who need to study or work where English is the language of communication. These tests are made up of four modules: Listening, Reading, Writing and Speaking. With the experience of our teaching staff as they have studied in finest UK universities, the participants will be well-prepared to take these tests.

    This course aims to: This course aims for general improvement of English language skills for personal and professional purposes of participants in an academic environment.

    Learning outcomes:

    1. Participants will acquire a solid foundation in the language skills necessary for successful academic study.
    2. General improvement of four skills (speaking, listening, reading, and writing) in English language.

    Course Hours Course Fee Application Fee
    English Language Courses160150.000 ID5000 ID
    TOEFL & IELTS160200.000 ID


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    Is a global education initiative from Cisco Systems, offers networking programs, like the (Cisco Certified Network Associate) CCNA and (Cisco Certified Network Professional) CCNP courses, which prepare students for the certification exams of the same name, and other computer-related courses. The Program has reached over 11,000 Academies globally with over one and a half million students in more than 150 countries. It uses a blended learning model, integrating face-to-face teaching with a web-based curriculum, hands-on lab exercises and personalized interactive online instruction with embedded assessment.

    This course aims to: The aim of the academies is to prepare students for networking and IT-related jobs in the public and private sectors as well as for higher education in engineering, computer science and related fields. Cisco has a major focus on fostering education around the world and reducing the ‘digital divide’. Cisco is passing on its networking skills and sharing its intellectual capital with people all around the world.

    Learning outcomes:

    1. Plan, design and install Ethernet Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP) Networks at the entry-level-technician.
    2. Analyze and improve computer network performance and security on routers and switches.
    3. Operate and troubleshoot Ethernet TCP/IP Networks at the entry-level-technician.
    4. Demonstrate end-to-end protocol connectivity across a variety of Wide Area Network (WAN) and Local Area Network (LAN) protocol.

    CourseHoursFees (Students)Fees (Employed)Fees (Not Employed)App. Fees
    CISCO72$75$100$2005000 ID


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    Is an approach to communication, personal development, and psychotherapy. NLP allows you to choose your mental and emotional states. Through the use of NLP, undesirable behaviors and habits can be eliminated while new habits and ways of thinking that are more supportive of a person's life goals and dreams can be easily installed.

    This course aims to: To create a context in which professionals of different backgrounds can develop fundamental and advanced NLP skills for applications relevant to their profession.

    Learning outcomes:

    1. Improving interpersonal communication skills.
    2. Developing meaningful goals and clear strategies.
    3. Access and recognize altered states of consciousness.
    4. Understand non-verbal cues and language patterns.
    5. Induce altered states in others through both verbal and non-verbal techniques.

    CourseHoursFees (Employed)Fees (Not Employed)App. Fee
    Neuro Linguistic Programming2470,000 ID70,000 ID5000 ID


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    Duhok - Zakho City,
    Kurdistan Region-Iraq, P. O. Box 12.


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