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November 29, 2021
Towards a Critical Political Economy of Education and Conflict in Central Asia

 The Central Asia Hub of the PEER Network, led by the Graduate School of Education, Nazarbayev University, together with partners from the Centre for International Education, University of Sussex, hosted a 3-day workshop on the ‘Political Economy of Education’ from 23rd to 25th November in Almaty. The Central Asia Hub Director, Prof Naureen Durrani and […]

November 29, 2021
‘The fearful khan and the delightful beauties’: new gender-related study by NUGSE faculty

GSE is delighted to share its open-access, peer-reviewed paper, ‘The fearful khan and the delightful beauties’: The construction of gender in secondary school textbooks in Kazakhstan’, published in the International Journal of Educational Development (IJED) (Elsevier).  The paper is linked to the ‘Gender and schooling in Kazakhstan: A mixed-methods study’ project led by Prof Naureen […]

November 10, 2021
NUGSE graduates have developed an online platform for parents of special children

The first online platform Ozim Platform for parents of special children was launched in Kazakhstan. The developers of the application are NUGSE graduates Assem Tazhieva, Maria Ippolitova and Dana Mambetalina. An expert in the field of inclusion, Assistant Professor of NUGSE Rita Kasa is also involved in the Ozim platform project . A digital inclusion […]

October 29, 2021
The monograph “Curriculum Design: Local responses to global challenges of higher education” has been published 

Watch the video with the authors of the first monograph in Kazakhstan based on the philosophy, theory and practice of higher education and designed to give practical help in mastering the algorithms of design, structure, form and content of the educational program.  For all those, who involved in the designing, implementation, and evaluation of educational […]

October 26, 2021
Social Science Experimental Training Held at Georgia State University

Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Education in partnership with AlmaU and the Civil Alliance of Kazakhstan started their experimental economical training for the “The evaluation of challenges of youth in Kazakhstan and piloting innovative solutions” project, funded by USAID through the PEER program. The team has embarked on the third phase, during which the design […]

October 17, 2021
Dr. Duishon Shamatov spoke in a high profile UNESCO and World Bank event

UNESCO and the World Bank have jointly organized the online Central Asian Symposium on Education: “Skilled Teachers – Skilled Nation” on October 13, 2021. The Symposium aimed to exchange knowledge and experiences among Central Asian countries on existing policies and programs regarding teacher recruitment, in- and pre-service teacher education and teachers’ career trajectories. The event […]

October 13, 2021
Emergency Online English Language Learning and Teaching During COVID-19 Pandemic: Voices of young children and Teachers in Kazakhstan

Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Education (GSE) is delighted to invite you to the GSE webinar ” Emergency Online English Language Learning and Teaching During COVID-19 Pandemic: Voices of young children and Teachers in Kazakhstan” by GSE Assistant Professor Anas Hajar. Dr Hajar is an Assistant Professor and Program Director for PhD program at NUGSE. […]

October 8, 2021
Social projects of NUGSE representatives are among the best

The social projects of NUGSE representatives are among the best and will receive grant support. NUGSE professor Duishonkul Shamatov and second-year doctoral (PhD) student Gauhar Kiikova were among the winners of the Jas Social Impact competition organized by the Nazarbayev University Social Development Fund.  Duishonkul Shamatov will participate as an expert on the NU Library […]

September 10, 2021
The PEER Network Central Asia Hub’s second online research seminar series

Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Education is delighted to invite you to join the second online research seminar series, organized by Central Asia Hub of the PEER Network. The PEER Network is a three-year initiative led by four universities (Ulster, Cape Town, Nazarbayev and Sussex) https://peernetworkgcrf.org/.  Programme link: https://peernetworkgcrf.org/online-seminars-central-asia-hub-september-december-2021/ Please, register for each seminar in […]

August 26, 2021
Interested in conducting research in the field of political economy of education? Join our information session announcing fellowships!

The Central Asia Hub of the PEER Network is delighted to invite you to an information session – “Research and Practice Fellowships in the Political Economy of Education” Prospective applicants are encouraged to attend this session to gain further insight into the fellowships and application process (https://peernetworkgcrf.org/opportunities/). Date: Tuesday, August 31 Time: 4.00 p.m. (GMT+6) Language: […]