The GSE was established in 2012 and received his first master’s and doctoral students in August 2013. It is dedicated to becoming a world-class center for teaching and research on education, with a focus on educational reform in Kazakhstan and Central Asia, while retaining a broad international approach. We seek to promote and assist in the implementation of cutting-edge research on educational challenges and issues from preschool through university levels.
Our 3d year Ph.D. student Stanislav Khanin is just back from Transforming Education Conference for Humanity 2018 (TECH2018) held in Vizag, India. The conference organized by UNESCO MGIEP brought together over 1000 professionals from academia, gaming industry, and schools; including developers of Minecraft Education, World Rescue, Collective Human Intelligence, Angry Birds and not limited to […]
NUGSE professors headed by the Dean, Aida Sagintayeva, visited Nazarbayev Intellectual School of Astana. The purpose of the visit was to discuss the forms and areas of cooperation between NIS and GSE. Chairman of the board of NIS AEO, Kulyash Shamshidinova, conducted a tour of the school for the guests, told about the activities and […]
The best professors of Nazarbayev University were recognised and awarded on 21 September 2018 during an annual ceremony. Among them there are our GSE professors Duishon Shamatov (Innovative Teaching award), Sulushash Kerimkulova (Academic Integrity award) and Michelle Somerton (Inclusive Teaching award). In addition, assistant professors Daniel Torrano and Aliya Kuzhabekova have been promoted to Associate […]
Our Open House is an excellent introduction to the Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Education. If you’ve already identified a program of interest, this event will give you the opportunity to dive deeper. You’ll be able to attend program-specific sessions and meet faculty members, administrators, alumni, and current students who will share information on academic […]
Research at GSE
Welcome to Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Education, the home for research, rigor and relevance in pursuit of quality education for Kazakhstan, Central Asia and beyond.
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Part of the NUGSE mission is to promote values of lifelong learning and professional growh. We are the home of professional development programs. Working in international collaboration with reputed institutions in Germany, Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea, UK and US, our offerings are available to university presidents, higher education middle managers, faculty members and school teachers. Participation in the NUGSE professional programs help participants to develop and improve their professional profiles.More
Our Students & Alumni
GSE is proud of its students who are not just knowledge-receivers, but are active participants in discussions, projects and numerous initiatives. Our students are professionals working in the field of education and leading for change at their respective educational organizations. Our students create, lead and change.