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.
Studies of Higher Education (the journal of the Society for Research into Higher Education (SHRE)), which is one of the journals in higher education with the highest impact factor (2.8), has published a paper of our colleague, Dr Dilrabo Jonbekova. The article titled ‘The diploma disease in Central Asia; students’ views about purpose of university […]
Laura Karabassova, postdoctoral scholar at Graduate School of Education is participating at the intensive training “Ostrov 10-22” (10-22 July, 2019) at Skolkov Institute of Science and Technology in Moscow. Laura had successfully completed the pre-course test and joined the united team of 10 educational leaders representing Kazakhstan. “Ostrov” intensive is an event for higher education […]
Darkhan Bilyalov, a GSE faculty member, has participated in the development of the Asian Higher Education Outlook 2019 (AHEO) report. The Report is the key publication of the recently created Asian Universities Alliance, a joint initiative of fifteen universities across Asia to join their efforts to improve their institutions through mutually beneficial collaboration and exchange […]
The prestigious High Ability Studies journal, a Tailor and Francis publication, has published a joint work of two of our colleagues, Dr. Daniel Torrano and Dr. Aliya Kuzhabekova. The descriptive bibliometric study examines the state and development of international research on gifted education using publication and citation data from four specialized journals in the field […]
Research at GSE
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