Nazarbayev University
Graduate School of Education

Graduate School of Education



M.Sc. in Educational Leadership: School Education

This program is designed for administrators, teachers, and specialists in assessment, curriculum and pedagogy working in schools or related institutions.

Students will develop a strong foundation in theory and practice in such core classes as Educational Leadership for schools and Educational Context and Reform in Kazakhstan. Students will also choose from such electives as Professional Identity, Comparative and International Education, and Education Policy Analysis and Development.
As with all three M.Sc. programs, students in the M.Sc. in Educational Leadership: School Education program will develop strong quantitative and qualitative research skills, enabling them to contribute to evidence-based decision-making within their institutions and across the education system.
The graduates of the M.Sc. School Education specialization will develop the capacity to make important contributions within schools, education ministry institutions, development agencies, NGOs, think tanks and universities.