Workshop on "Koya University in a Half Decade (2015-2020)"

posted Feb 17, 2020, 2:01 PM by Salah Ismaeel Yahya   [ updated Feb 20, 2020, 4:09 AM ]

Today, February 17th, 2020, Professor Salah I. Yahya managed a workshop entitled; Koya University in a Half Decade (2015-2020). Befor the workshop, Dr. Haidar Lashkry had a presentation about the Teaching quality Assurance at Koya university and the post graduate studies at the Universitity. After that, prof. Dr. Wali, The President of Koya University had a 30 min speech about the Koya University Scientific Achievement during the past 5 years.
In the Workshop, Prof. Salah presented a Self Assesment Report for Koya University. After that, he present the Koya University achivement in both, the National University Ranking and the International University Ranking (Webometrics).

About the Workshop:
Title: Koya University in a Half Decade (2015-2020)
Date: 17/02/2020
Time: 12:00 - 02:00 pm, with 15 min break
Place: Auditorium of KOU
Director: Prof. Salah I. Yahya
Attendees: 250 KOU staff members


KOU in Group-B Ranking, according to NUR 2019-Edition

posted Feb 17, 2020, 1:05 PM by Salah Ismaeel Yahya   [ updated Feb 17, 2020, 1:17 PM ]

On January 9th, 2020, The National University Ranking (NUR-MHE) announced its 2019-Edition for the University Ranking in Kurdistan Region. In 2019-Edition, none of the Universities were in group A. Koya University was ranked in Group-B, among the top Universities in Kurdistan Region. The Announcement ceremony was in Sheraton Erbil Hotel. The Ceremony of announcement was presented by H.E.The Minister of Minstery of Higher Education and Scientific Research. A delegation of Koya university attended the ceremony:
  1. Prof. Dr. Wali Hamad, President of Koya University,
  2. Dr. Haidar Lashkry, Vice-President of Koya University.
  3. Prof. Dr. Salah Ismaeel Yahya, Director of QA&CD and NUR committee member and technical admin.
  4. Mr. Ribwar Abdulrahman, TQA officer, Faculty of Engineering.
Group B (sorted alphabetically)
  1. Hewler Medical University
  2. Koya University
  3. Salahaddin University Erbil
  4. Soran University
  5. Sulaimani University
  6. University of Duhok
  7. University of Kurdistan Hewler

    A Workshop on Implementing Moodle at Koya University

    posted Jan 2, 2020, 9:07 AM by Salah Ismaeel Yahya   [ updated Jan 2, 2020, 9:40 AM ]

    On Monday 25/11/2019, A workshop was held by the Quality Assurance and Curriculum Development Directorate. The workshop is organized and presented by Professor Salah I. Yahya, the Director of the Quality Assurance and Curriculum Development Directorate at Koya University. The workshop targeted the academic teaching staff who are teaching in the semester system, where 85 teaching staff attended the workshop.

    Workshop title: Learning Platform of Course Management System (Moodle).
    Date: 25/11/2019
    Time: 12:00 - 02:00 pm
    Number of participants: 85

    Topics:
    How to setup the Attendance list
    Uploading course materials.
    Setup quizzes and assignment.
    Setup grading reports.

    Moodle platform:
    http://www.moodle.koyauniversity.org






    Symposium on Bologna Process at Koya University

    posted Oct 8, 2018, 10:27 AM by Salah Ismaeel Yahya   [ updated Oct 8, 2018, 10:36 AM ]

    To ensure comparability in the standards and quality of higher-education qualifications between Koya University and the worldwide Universities, specifically European Universities, the Directorate of the Quality Assurance and Curriculum Development at Koya University held a national Symposium under the title "Bologna Process at Koya University: Planning and Implementation". This symposium discussed the action plan of implementing the Bologna Process at Koya University starting from the academic year 2018-2019. The Symposium presented the benefits behind the implementation of the Bologna Process, how to set the Study program and the mechanism of crediting and grading. Moreover, this symposium explained the process of smooth shifting from the existing study program to Bologna system.

    Click here to see the slide of the presentation about Bologna Process:



      










    New Regulation for KOU Staff as Visiting Lecturers

    posted Oct 3, 2018, 10:56 PM by Salah Ismaeel Yahya

    A new regulation have been announced by the Koya University Council for the academic teaching staff at Koya University who are will to teach at other Universities or having part-time contract with other governmental/private sectors.


    KOU Making Indicators for the Arab Universities Ranking

    posted Oct 3, 2018, 10:46 PM by Salah Ismaeel Yahya

    Professor Dr. Salah I. Yahya from Koya University representing the KRG in the International Workshop on "Making Indicators for the Arab Universities Ranking". The Workshop was held by the Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Baghdad, Iraq and the  Association of Arab Universities in the University of Baghdad and Al-Nahrain University, during the period 2-3 September, 2018.

    Prof. Salah I. Yahya from Koya University and Prof. Kawa Amin from University of Sulaimani participated in the workshop and represented the MHE of Kurdistan Regional Government. During the two days of the International Workshop, Prof. Salah Yahya presented a summary about the the National University Ranking (NUR) that implemented in Kurdistan Region since 2014. Moreover, Prof. Salah had suggestions and comments about setting the indicators and criteria of the Arab Universities Ranking proposal, based on his experience in running the NUR e-system for more than 4 years. For more information click here


    Meeting with QA Officers and Coordinators at Koya University

    posted Mar 7, 2017, 7:43 AM by Salah Ismaeel Yahya   [ updated Mar 7, 2017, 7:44 AM ]

    Today, Tuesday 7th March, 2017, A meeting that held at the Presidency Hall at Koya University by the Director of the Quality Assurance and Curriculum Development  (Prof. Dr. Salah I. Yahya) with the Faculties QA Officers and the Department QA Coordinators to Discuss finalizing the steps needed to announce Koya University as a Smart University in June 2017. Prof. Yahya presented the complete e-system at Koya University and explain the new role of the academic staff to be engaged fully with system.


    A Seminar entitled "University Rankings: How Important Are They?" has been presented by Prof. Salah I. Yahya

    posted Feb 17, 2017, 5:49 AM by Salah Ismaeel Yahya   [ updated Feb 17, 2017, 5:50 AM ]

    On 14th Feb. 2017, a seminar entitled "University Rankings: How Important Are They?" has been presented by Prof. Salah I. Yahya. The seminar was presented to all Koya University academic teaching staff members. The President of Koya University (Dr. Wali Hamad), the two vice presidents (Dr. Hairad Lashukry and Dr. Saeed Salih) and the Deans of Faculties were attended the seminar too. The seminar presented the e-process of Koya University to achieve a quality teaching/learning objectives. Moreover, the seminar presented the updated version of the Webometrics ranking list with deep analysis to Koya University scores.


    Webometrics updated its January-2017 Edition list

    posted Feb 17, 2017, 5:04 AM by Salah Ismaeel Yahya   [ updated Feb 17, 2017, 5:12 AM ]


    Webometrics has announced the most updated version of the Ranking Web of Universities List (http://www.webometrics.info/en/aw/Iraq):
    Koya University is on Top of KRG Universities, 7th Iraqi Universities, and 5200th world Universities.

    Dr. Salah Presenting and Launching the new NUR-KRG Platform

    posted Mar 7, 2016, 11:24 AM by Salah Ismaeel Yahya   [ updated Mar 7, 2016, 11:25 AM ]

    Today, March 7th, 2016, Dr. Salah I. Yahya had a workshop with Dr. Sherwan N. Kafoor (MHE) and Dr. Kanaan Hamagharib (Charmo University) where the new National University Ranking platform has been presented and launched.

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