PH.D Ihssan Omar AL-Hadithi –Baghdad University College of Education for Women
The study Problem
It is imperative to start a comprehensive review of the vision and the objectives of Iraqi higher education institutions
and its roles in order to create a new vision that responds to the needs of society and is in harmony with its Contemporary issues
and its problems on the one hand, and motivate participation or contribution to achieving development goals
On the other hand, in pursuit of quality indicators that enable it to perform its role entrusted to it to the fullest.
The research problem can be formulated as the following question:
Does building partnerships between universities and society – the public and civil sectors have a role in achieving sustainable development goals?
The importance of studying
The aspects of the importance of the research are summarized as follows
- The importance of achieving and building the principle of partnership between universities and society – the private sector and civil society –
by devising cooperation mechanisms that ensure organized courses of action.
- .The importance of universities as one of the most prominent tools of states and the most important indicators that are able to achieve
sustainable development goals.
- .The importance of the private sector and civil society in sponsoring and adopting the products of universities.
General research objective: The current research aims to:
building partnerships between universities and society – the private sector and civil society – in Iraq and its role
in achieving the sustainable development goals. Through the following sub-objectives:
The first sub-objective is to set the determinants of the general framework of the future vision to build partnerships between
Universities and society are represented by the university’s mission, vision, objectives, and policies, and a review of
relevant laws and legislation, innovating pre-university education pathways, emphasizing the importance of
training, giving way to launching initiatives and increasing financial licenses.
The second sub-goal came from the six strategies to achieve the vision of building partnerships, including:
developing the “General Education Qualifications Framework on the one hand and linking it to the framework of higher education and scientific research on the one hand.”
the other hand; and work to implement them. Developing a “Guide to University and Research Skills and Values”
and implement it. Determining the outputs of the curricula in line with the requirements of the labor market and the objectives
While the third sub-goal came in what should be done to build partnerships so that we can develop
A general framework that helps in building effective and influential partnerships between universities and the community that contribute to achieving requirements
Sustainable development 2030 and its goals must: Invite the Iraqi government to adopt a political dialogue
Watani on the policies, vision, and programs of the Iraqi government regarding the sustainable development goals
2030, and building partnerships in the field of scientific research, at the national and regional levels.
As for the fourth sub-goal, models for building partnerships between universities and the community were presented
The researcher has two models, the first: the contribution of university students and graduate degree holders in eradicating illiteracy and teaching
adults, and the other: is represented by working to launch a project; National Economic Card for Universities Iraqi.