Nazarbayev University
Graduate School of Education

Graduate School of Education



Graduate School of Education Courses for M.Sc. in Educational Leadership

Core courses:

  • Introduction to Educational Leadership
  • Thesis Seminar
  • Academic English
  • Kazakh for Professional Purposes
  • Research Methods
  • English for Thesis Writing
  • Internship Project
  • Work-based Project
  • Educational Context and Reform in Kazakhstan

Elective courses (School Education):

  • Assessment: Theories, Policies, Practices
  • Comparative and International Education
  • Leading Multilingual Education in Schools
  • Curriculum Design and Management
  • Education Policy Analysis and Development
  • School Improvement and Effectiveness

Elective courses (Higher Education):

  • Higher Education Management Reform in Kazakhstan
  • Perspectives on Teacher Education
  • Organization and Governance in Higher Education
  • Globalization and Higher Education
  • Research Management in Higher Education
  • Higher Education Finance

Elective courses (Inclusive Education):

  • Change Management for Inclusive Education in Kazakhstan
  • Leading Inclusive Education Pedagogy and Assessment
  • Theories of Inclusive Education
  • Inclusive Education: Policy Perspectives
  • Designing and Managing Education for Gifted and Talented Learners
  • Psychology and Special Education Needs