Nazarbayev University
Graduate School of Education

Graduate School of Education

Zakir Jumakulov

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Zakir Jumakulov
Position:
Director of Research Projects
Office Phone:
+ 7 (7172) 706291(direct)
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Education

Master of public policy

Bachelor of foreign languages

 

Professional biography

Zakir Jumakulov is a Director Research Projects at NUGSE. In 2018 Zakir involved in institutional research on organizational culture and engagement for companies of Samruk Kazyna, a sovereign wealth fund of Kazakhstan. From 2012 till 2018 Zakir was a junior researcher at NUGSE.  He was coordinator of annual Eurasian Higher Education Leaders’ Forum in 2013-2017. Zakir obtained his master’ degree in Public Policy from Michigan State University, USA, through Bolashak scholarship program.

Awards

  • “Scopus Award Kazakhstan 2019” - award by Elsevier for contribution to the national science measured by the number of published scientific articles and their citation in international journals
  • “Leader of Science” - award by Thomson Reuters and National Center for Science and Technology Information for publication in highest impact factor journal in social sciences in years 2011-2015 among Kazakhstani scholars.

 

Research area

  • Organizational culture and leadership
  • Internationalization of higher education
  • "Borrowing" policy in the field of education
  • Human development
  • Financing of higher education

 

Research topic

  • International scholarship programs’ contribution to the development of human capital
  • Student mobility in Kazakhstan and Central Asia
  • Challenges in implementing the principles of the Bologna process
  • National strategies for the internationalization of education
  • Internationalization of the study
  • Student educational loans

 

Participation in research projects

  • Development of the best internationalization practice models of higher education in Kazakhstan: 2014-2016
  • Students’ foreign education funding factors: assessment of the national scholarship foreign education programs: 2013.
  • Internationalization as a strategic factor of education and science development of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the context of socio-economic globalization: 2011-2013.
  • Student educational grants as a tool to increase equal access to higher education in Kazakhstan

 

Publication

Jumakulov Z., Ashibekov. A, Sparks J., Sagintayeva A. (2018) Internationalizing Research in Kazakhstan Higher Education: A Case Study of Kazakhstan’s State Program of Industrial Innovative Development 2015 to 2019. Journal of Studies in International Education. First Published July 26, 2018, https://doi.org/10.1177/1028315318786445, SAGE Publishing.

Perna, L., Orosz, K., Jumakulov, Z. (2017) The contributions of the Bolashak Program to human capital development in Kazakhstan. Chapter in book Higher Education Reform & Development: The case of Kazakhstan. Cambridge University Press.

Parmenter L., Sparks J., Li A., Kerimkulova S., Ashirbekov A., Jumakulov Z. (2017) Internationalizing the Curriculum in Kazakhstan: Creatively responding to change. Сhapter in book The Globalization of Internationalization, Internationalization of Higher Education book series, Routledge

Jumakulov Z., Ashirbekov A., (2016), Higher Education Internationalization: Insights from Kazakhstan. Hungarian Educational Research Journal 6 (1), P. 35-55

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Adil_Ashirbekov/publication/304988399_Higher_Education_Internationalization_Insights_from_Kazakhstan/links/577e0f3a08aeaee3b27f55c8.pdf

Sparks J., Ashirbekov A., Li A., Parmenter L., Jumakulov Z., Sagintayeva A. (2015) Becoming Bologna capable: Strategic cooperation and capacity building in International Offices in Kazakhstani HEIs. Chapter in book The European Higher Education Area: Between Critical Reflections and Future Policies. Springer International Publishing, P. 109-126.  http://www.springer.com/us/book/9783319187679

Аширбеков А.К., Джумакулов З.Д. (2015) Реализация принципов Болонского процесса в Республике Казахстан. Доклады НАН РК. – 2015. - № 1. – C. 110-115. http://nblib.library.kz/elib/library.kz/jurnal/%D0%94%D0%BE%D0%BA%D0%BB%D0%B0%D0%B4_01_2015/Ashirbekov0115.pdf

Perna L., Orosz K., Jumakulov Z. (2015) Understanding the human capital benefits of a government-funded international scholarship program: An exploration of Kazakhstan's Bolashak program, International Journal of Educational Development, №40. – P. 85-97. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0738059314001503

Sagintayeva, A. &  Jumakulov, Z. (2015) Human capital formation through study abroad programs: Five lessons from Kazakhstan’s Bolashak program International Higher Education,  № 79, 21-23 http://ejournals.bc.edu/ojs/index.php/ihe/article/viewFile/5852/5216

Perna, L., Orosz, K., Goupal, B., Jumakulov, Z., Ashirbekov, A., Kishkentayeva, M. (2014) Promoting Human Capital Development: A Typology of international Scholarship Programs in Higher Education, Educational Researcher, № 43(2), 63-73. http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10734-014-9767-4

Perna, L., Orosz, K., Jumakulov, Z., Ashirbekov, A., Kishkentayeva, M. (2015) Understanding the Programmatic and Contextual Forces that Influence Participation in a Government-Sponsored Student-Mobility Program, Higher Education, № 69(2), 173-188 http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007%2Fs10734-014-9767-4

Даирова К.Н., Джумакулов З.Н., Аширбеков А.К. (2013) Government Support for Student Mobility: Case of Kazakhstan’s international Scholarship Program, Conference proceedings of Eurasian Higher Education Leaders Forum Conference Proceedings, P. 92-101. http://ehelf.nu.edu.kz/portal/page/portal/ver-1/ehelf/archive/Conference_2013/Kazakhstan_Eurasian%20Higher%20Ed.%20Forum%20Conference%20Proceedings_Sept.%202013_Final%20Version_2.pdf

Аширбеков, А., Джумакулов, З., Лисняк, С. (2013) Определение факторов участия казахстанских студентов в международных стипендиальных программах. Вестник КазНУ, №3(40), C.37-45. http://lib.nkzu.kz/cgi/irbis64r_01/cgiirbis_64.exe?Z21ID=&I21DBN=STATI_PRINT&P21DBN=STATI&S21STN=1&S21REF=&S21FMT=fullw_print&C21COM=S&S21CNR=&S21P01=0&S21P02=1&S21P03=A=&S21STR=%D0%90%D1%88%D0%B8%D1%80%D0%B1%D0%B5%D0%BA%D0%BE%D0%B2%D0%B0%20%D0%90.%D0%9A.%20%D0%B8%20%D0%B4%D1%80.

Аширбеков А.К., Джумакулов З.Д. (2012) К вопросу о маркетинге в стратегиях интернационализации высшего образования. // Материалы Международной научно-практической конференции «Гуманитарное образование в современном мире: проблемы, поиски, перспективы», - Астана: C. 387-390.