Spatial and spatial analysis of the distribution of scools in the centerof Nineveh province
Mosul Journal of Nursing
The study examined the statistical analysis of educational services in Mosul city. The importance of this study is that it dealt with most important aspect of the society in which the process of progress and prosperity of education. The study relied on analytical descriptive method in analyzing the data collected from the concerned authorities e.g. Nineveh Directorate of Education by using the SPSS and GPS maps for the purpose of providing a good image of the distribution of a better place that
... a better place that may help decision-makers to find appropriate steps to develop the educational services. The study found that the percentage of male schools did not reach the percentage of female schools. The study also found that the number of schools in the right side of Mosul city is not proportional to the percentage of students numbers, and the percentage of teachers numbers are not suitable with the number of pupils, in contrast with the schools in the left side, which all these ratios are almost appropriate with the reality. The study recommended the need for attention by the concerned authorities to study the trends of population growth by selecting the best locations for new schools and the need to create a database for each educational institution and presented on the web pages of all schools and directorates of education. Four: Aims of the Study:- The study aims at employing spatial and graphic analyses in planning the efficiency of the spatial distribution of the primary schools in the centre of the city of Mosul in accordance with the population density and determining the best sites to build more schools and apply the planning standards of schools by using statistical analyses to distribute these schools according to necessity so as to serve the educational growth plan in the city. Basics and Standards of Primary Education in Iraq:- The educational system in Iraq falls into three stages: the primary, secondary, and preparatory. The primary stage is basic for building generations for these three stages and in it the education for children is compulsory from six to eleven years for both sexes and the study period is six years according to law and this stage aims at encouraging pupils to develop their personalities mentally, morally, and socially (4). Schools, in general, and the primary school, in particular, are given due regard in the life of the society and are paid great attention by city planners especially when selecting the suitable place for building these schools. The primary education is considered the great power that helps the society overcome poverty and ignorance besides the possibility of investing natural resources; primary education is the cornerstone to achieve prosperity and advancement in the society (5). So, the question of primary education and improving its level and its suitable distribution in various population quarters are the main goal to improve the academic level of the pupils and this is also the goal our study seeks to achieve (6). The city of Mosul is considered the centre of Nineveh governorate and the second largest city in Iraq in population after the city of Baghdad; the number of its population in 2014 was about (3.5) million and its area is (180) square kilometers. The population is distributed around the eastern and western sides in districts and towns and the river Tigris passes through the city splitting it into two sides, the left and the right ones and the map no. (1) represents the quarters of the city with the names.