Nazarbayev University
Graduate School of Education

Graduate School of Education

About us

 

05 September 2012 – Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Education was officially opened by the President of RK – Nursultan Nazarbayev

2012 –Founding declaration of the Graduate School of Education signed between Nazarbayev University (Shigeo Katsu), University of Cambridge (Colleen McLaughlin) and University of Pennsylvania (Robert Zemsky)

07 June 2013 – Establishment of the First Admissions Committee at NUGSE

12 August 2013 – First day of studies for the first cohort of 25 Master of Science in Education two-year low-residency program students

19 August 2013 – First day of studies for the first cohort of 50 Master of Science in Education one-year intensive program students

02 September 2013 – First day of studies for the first cohort of 12 Ph.D. program students

October 2013 – First Quality Assurance session conducted by NUGSE strategic partners – University of Cambridge and University of Pennsylvania

30 October 2013 – First guest lecture at NUGSE – Director of the Department of Preschool and School Education of the Ministry of Education and Science of RK Zhanyl Zhontayeva spoke to NUGSE students about the current state and development of preschool and school education in RK

May 2015 – First NU graduation ceremony with 45 NUGSE Master’s graduates

Fall semester 2015 – For the first time within the PhD program, NUGSE PhD students spend 1 semester at partner-universities (University of Cambridge and University of Pennsylvania)

May 2016 – Second NU graduation ceremony with 64 NUGSE Master’s graduates

May 2017 – Third NUGSE graduation ceremony with 68 NUGSE Master’s and 9 PhD graduates

Fall 2017 – NUGSE PhD program became 4-year program instead of 3-year program

June 2018 – Fourth NU graduation ceremony with 47 Master’s and 3 PhD graduates