Graduate School of Education held a conference on improving inclusive education
On 7th of September 2016 in Nazarbayev University conference in "Correctional Pedagogy" with the participation of heads of correctional boarding schools was held. The event, was organized by Graduate School of Education together with the Department of pre-school and secondary education of the MES RK, within the framework of the project "Development of strategic directions for education reforms in Kazakhstan for 2015-2020".
The speakers of the conference were the head of the Department of pre-school and secondary education MES Zhanyl Zhontaeva, the head of the Center for Inclusive Education NAO Manargul Mukasheva and the professor of the Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Education, Michel Somerton.
The main themes of the conference were the current issues related to special education and correctional pedagogy. The areas of the discussion were the features of implementation of model curricula for special correctional schools in the framework of integration of the new curriculum for secondary education. NUGSE has provided recommendations on improving the situation with inclusive education and the promotion of inclusive pedagogy politics in Kazakhstan. The conference was attended by over 110 participants from all regions of Kazakhstan.
You can find professor Michel Somerton’s presentations here.