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.
Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Education is pleased to invite you to a Public Lecture by Mario Novelli, Professor in the Political Economy of Education at the University of Sussex. TITLE: The Imperial Entanglements of ‘Education in Emergencies’: From Saving Souls to Saving Schools? WHEN: Wednesday, September 28, 2022, 17:00-18:00 ROOM: 1009, Block C3 Event language: […]
GSE Scholars, Drs Daniel Hernández-Torrano and Matthew Courtney have recently returned from a writing camp in collaboration with Philipps Universitat, Marburg, and GESIS – Leibniz-Institute for the Social Sciences, Mannheim. After presenting their research on international large-scale assessment of children at an international conference, the two researchers received a special invitation to attend a one-week […]
Dr. Hernández-Torrano, Associate Professor at GSE, delivered a workshop on strategies to promote the mental health and well-being of university students in Kazakhstan at KIMEP University (Almaty, Kazakhstan) on August 13, 2022Addressing mental health in higher education settings is important because psychological distress in early adulthood is associated with adverse short-term outcomes, such as poor […]
Within the framework of the Fundamentals of Higher Education course for new students of the graduate program with a specialization in higher education, a meeting was held with Zhanyl Zhontayeva, the director of NUGSE Professional development programs. Over the past few years, more than 11 thousand university employees from Kazakhstani universities, as well as neighboring […]
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.
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
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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.