The Education Faculty of Tishk International University has been serving the society since 2008 when the University founded.With 4 departments including Mathematics Education Department, Biology Education Department, Physics Education Department and English Language Teaching Department, the faculty offers a variety of courses. The most comprehensive education in the field of education and humanities is therefore offered. We are both professional and experienced with talented lecturers who are dedicated and passionate about research and teaching. Indeed, the Education Faculty has enjoyed phenomenal growth in terms of people, programs, facilities and research over the past few years and continues to be the Faculty of choice in Iraq and indeed in the region.
We invite you to explore the variety of paths to begin or further one’s education, training, and research through the Faculty of Education.
There is one Department available in the Faculty of Education.
English Language Teaching Department
Mission and Vision
The Faculty of Education of Tishk International University aspires to be a leading faculty both in the study and practice of education in the region and to graduate students who are committed to their professions.
To develop highly-qualified individuals who will contribute to the future of the country by making utmost use of the knowledge gained in fields of science, technology and arts in the light of universal values; offer learning opportunities in the fields of research, education and service for the benefit of the wider community.
Futures education is the term used internationally to describe a form of education that helps students think more critically and creatively about the future. In more detail it:
Enables pupils to understand the links between their own lives in the present and those of others in the past and future.
Increases understanding of the economic, social, political, and cultural influences which shape people’s perceptions of personal, local, and global futures.
Develops the skills, attitudes, and values which encourage foresight and enable pupils to identify probable and preferable futures.
Works towards achieving a more just and sustainable future in which the welfare of both people and the planet are of equal importance.
Program Learning Outcomes
Education Program Outcomes
1- Curriculum and Planning: Graduates will apply their knowledge of core content and pedagogy to set goals and objectives for learning based on state and national standards and local curriculum, and design instruction that engages students in meaningful learning activities and includes a balanced approach to student assessment.
2- The Learner and the Learning Environment: Graduates will demonstrate their understanding of intellectual/cognitive, social, and emotional development, and other characteristics of the diversity of learners, in creating an environment of respect and rapport and a culture for learning for all students, and in the implementation of classroom procedures, behavior management, and organization of the learning environment to assure a focus on learning.
3- Teaching: Graduates will deliver meaningful learning experiences for all students by integrating their knowledge of content, pedagogy, the learner and the learning environment; engaging in the reflective instructional cycle of planning, instructing, assessing, and adjusting based on data; and applying a variety of communication, instructional, and assessment strategies in their teaching.
4- Professional Responsibilities for Self Renewal: Graduates will demonstrate their commitment to continuous self-improvement by engaging in professional learning, collaborative practice with colleagues, reflection on practice, and investigation of ideas to improve teaching and learning that contribute to the renewal of the teaching profession.
5- Professional Responsibilities for School and Community: Graduates will demonstrate teacher leadership by participating in the development and/or implementation of the school-wide mission, strategic planning/continuous improvement process, curriculum initiatives, student support and management systems; and support a school-wide learner-centered culture by facilitating school, family and community connections, maintaining an environment that fosters student learning, and demonstrating a commitment to ethical and equitable behavior.
6- Professional Responsibilities for Technology in Education: Graduates will model and apply the National Educational Technology Standards for Teachers (NETS-T) as they design, implement, and assess learning experiences to engage students and improve learning; enrich professional practice; and provide positive models for students, colleagues, and the community.
7- Culturally Responsive Teaching Practice: Graduates will engage in culturally responsive teaching practices to help all students – regardless of language, cultural barriers, race, geographic location, special needs, or poverty – learn; including facilitating learning through joint productive activity among teachers and students, developing students’ competence in the language and literacy of instruction throughout all instructional activities, connecting curriculum to experience and skills of students’ home and community, challenging students toward cognitive complexity, and engaging students through dialogue, especially instructional conversation.
8- Effective Communication: Graduates use effective and appropriate verbal, nonverbal, written, and media communication techniques in their teaching, professional collaboration, and interactions with students, colleagues, parents, and the community.
9- Professional Dispositions: Graduates demonstrate the dispositions of professional educators in their teaching, professional collaboration, and interactions with students, colleagues, parents, and the community. They are responsible for meeting professional expectations ethically and with initiative; they are reflective, engaging in ongoing self-assessment, and able to exercise sound judgment and critical thinking; and they are responsive as evidenced by their respectful, fair, and collaborative stance toward others and their commitment to helping all students learn.