May 17, 2021
ICET 2021 started with an opening ceremony on May 17, 2021 at Rotana Erbil Hotel.
Mr. Alan Hama Saeed, Minister of Education of KRI, and Mr Umed Khoshnaw, Governor of Erbil, delivered opening remarks.
Mr. James Thornton, British Consul-General of Erbil, delivered a keynote address on behalf of the British Embassy Baghdad and British Consulate General Erbil.
Government Officials, Presidents of 14 Universities that officially support ICET, Chief of United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI), Representatives from ,The Iraq Britain Business Council (IBBC), and Educational Experts attended ICET Opening Ceremony.
Mr. Chris Sowton, an international educational consultant, presented a keynote entitled
“We need some space: grasping for the COVID dividend in education.”
Ms. Kim Insley, teacher educator, from University of London presented a keynote entitled
“Empowering Teachers: lessons post-covid.”