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.
On March 28, 2023, Nazarbayev University hosted a conference dedicated to the results of the project “The evaluation of challenges of youth in Kazakhstan and piloting innovative solutions”. During the conference, experts shared the findings of the study about the NEET youth problem (stands for “Not in education, employment or training” and youth who are […]
From the 13th to 15th of March 2023, the Central Asia Hub of the Political Economy of Education Research Network (PEER Network), led by Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Education, together with partners from the University of Ulster, organised a three-day workshop on the “Research outputs and dissemination” in Tashkent (Uzbekistan). The workshop was organised […]
On February 24th, Vanessa Ozawa, a GSE 3rd-year PhD candidate and research assistant at PEER Network Central Asian hub, presented online at Institute of Education (IOE), University College London, from where she holds an MA. Vanessa, who examines the relationship between educational processes and Uzbekistani youth national identities and recently completed her doctoral fieldwork in […]
NUGSE professors met with the leadership of the National Testing Center of the Republic of Kazakhstan and the directors of its regional branches. The guests were addressed by the Vice-dean for Research of NUGSE, Professor Michael Mаcoelle, who spoke about the main activities of the school, and Balzhan Bliskeldinova, the administrative director of the CPS, […]
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