British Ambassador

British Ambassador’s Speech at the Wezary Award Ceremony and Opening Ceremony of Baghdad Stirling Girls’ School

Ambassador Mark Bryson Richardson spoke at the ceremony and congratulated Stirling Schools and students for their remarkable achievement at the Ministry exams. He also mentioned how much they care about girls’ education.

He presented gifts to successful students and took photos with them. He cut the ribbon and toured the school with administrators.

The link to his speech is below:

Timothy Fisher – Erbil Club visit

Timothy Fisher, CEO of Stirling Education and Chairman of Coventry City Football Club visited Erbil Franso Hariri Stadium on December 7th 2021.

Our CEO Timothy Fisher met with Mr. Tariq Abdulrahman, the President of Kurdistan Football Association, Dr. Walid Arab, the President of Erbil Sports Club, and Dr. Govand Abdulkhaliq, the member of Iraq Football Federation.

In his visit, he discussed the importance of their academy in the community, and everyone agreed on the value of education and sport. Football is a wonderful way to promote health and wellness messages within the community.

Lastly, they exchanged good wishes for future cooperation and achievements.

Wezary Awards Ceremony 2021

Many congratulations to our students, teachers and families for their exceptional successes in this year’s Ministry (Wezary) Exams. To celebrate their achievements, we were honoured to welcome some important guests to last week’s awards ceremony and the opening ceremony of our new building at Ishik Girls’ School in Al-Mansour – Dawoodi. These included Mr Mahmoud Hussein Al-Qaisi, General Manager of Private and Foreign Education, Mr Adnan Al-Baraa, General Manager of Education of First Karkh, the British Ambassador to Iraq, Mr Mark Bryson Richardson, and the Global CEO of Stirling Education, Mr Timothy Fisher. During the ceremony, the sixth preparatory students were awarded for their excellence and for obtaining the top places in Iraq – a remarkable achievement considering the exceptional circumstances that they went through. Mr Fisher praised the efforts made in terms of the educational and pedagogical levels and the excellent environment for students to improve the educational aspect at Stirling Schools. Very well done to you all.

International Achievement Award Ceremony by Stirling Schools Kirkuk

Last month, Stirling Schools hosted an awards ceremony to celebrate and honour the success of the students at Kirkuk Cag Schools in international competitions and scientific Olympiads. In the ceremony, students who won gold, silver, and bronze medals in international competitions and scientific olympiads in the 2020-2021 academic year received their appreciation awards – and the ceremony also honoured the teaching staff who supported and guided the students towards these achievements.

Attendees included the General Director of Education of Kirkuk Province, Mr Saman Majid, who congratulated the students on their outstanding achievements, while Stirling Education’s CEO, Mr Timothy Fisher, thanked parents for their support. Students at Stirling Schools are actively encouraged to participate in national and international competitions and scientific olympiads and we are extremely proud of the incredible achievements and success of our students and their teachers. Very well done to you all.

Stirling Schools Celebrate Success in Iraq Wezary 2021

We are extremely proud to announce the considerable success of Stirling Schools in the 2021 Wezary (National Baccalaureate) Exams of the Republic of Iraq. A record-breaking 26 students of Stirling Schools in Baghdad, Kirkuk and Basra achieved the top 10 rank nationally, with seven students ranking in the top 3 and one of our students – Maryam Bassam – being awarded first place overall! This is an incredible achievement and we congratulate our talented and dedicated students, parents and teachers for their outstanding efforts and achievements.

ICET 2021

Stirling Education Middle East launched the first International Conference on Education & Teaching (ICET) in June. Opening at Rotana Erbil Hotel, the event was a joint educational event organised by Stirling Schools, Cambridge University Press, City & Guilds and GEMS. Mr Alan Hama Saeed, Minister of Education of KRG, delivered opening remarks while Mr James Thornton, British Consul-General of Erbil delivered a keynote address on behalf of the British Embassy Baghdad and British Consulate General Erbil. Very well done to everyone involved in this successful and worthwhile event.

Global MBA Launch

Stirling Education is delighted to announce the launch of a new Global MBA (Master in Business Administration), at International Burch University. Designed for aspiring individuals with industry experience, as well as mid to top management and executives with recently acquired or expanded management responsibilities, the Global MBA is a two-year online course (with a one-year fast-track option for economics graduates) which can be done in your own time and from anywhere in the world. For further information please click here.

Scholarship Success

Stirling’s flagship school in the UK, Perrott Hill Prep School in Somerset, has announced another great year of scholarship success – with 13 awards this year out of a year group of 19 pupils. The school, which prides itself on its small size and family ethos, has long been celebrated for its ability to match pupils to the right senior school for them, with recent leavers’ destinations including Canford, Sherborne, Harrow and Millfield. This year’s awards include an All-Rounder Award to Radley College, an Academic Scholarship to King’s Bruton and a Sport Scholarship to Bryanston.