Nazarbayev University
Graduate School of Education

Graduate School of Education

Research

May 18, 2022
“Domestic Financing: Tax and Education”, the regional edition of the new NORRAG Special Issue (NSI 05) is now available.

NUGSE is pleased to present the regional edition of NORRAG Special Issue “Domestic Financing: Tax and Education” (NSI 05). The theme of this special issue is especially relevant in times of the current pandemic. Along the functioning of education systems during the pandemic, the fair distribution of tax revenues directed to education is important in […]

February 16, 2022
European countries still biased towards using images of white men in science, finds research

 Modern Ghana published an article about the research of Dr. Anna CohenMiller, Dr. Sejin Koo, Dr. Neil Collins and Dr. Jenifer Lewis, working across education, political science, and business disciplines, where they analyzed the extent to which women were represented in images from 10 countries’ pavilions at the Astana Expo.  European countries still biased towards […]

October 13, 2021
NUGSE Professor Matthew Courtney and his team have developed a web app for quantitative analysis

Assistant Professor NUGSE Matthew Courtney and his team have developed a web app for quantitative analysis. More about the app you may find in our QA below and on the introductory video.  Please read the interview and watch the video to learn more about Automated Psychometrics. – Who is the target audience for the app? […]

April 8, 2021
A new resource and platform for the exchange of experience for the development of multilingual competence of students has been created

The NUGSE team has completed the research project “Development of multilingual competence of students in research programs of postgraduate education with EMI” (EMI – English as Medium Instruction – English as the language of instruction). The aim of the research was to study how students of multilingual programs develop their academic writing skills. The research […]

February 1, 2021
Stability, performance and innovation orientation of a higher education funding model in Kazakhstan

NUGSE professors Ali Ait Si Mhamed and Rita Kasa in authorship with Dr Hans Vossensteyn published an article on higher education funding model in Kazakhstan in the prestigious International Journal for Education Development. An interview about this article with Dr Ali Ait Si Mhamed and and Dr Rita Kasa is available below.    Article: Stability, performance and innovation […]

November 30, 2020
The diploma disease in Central Asia: students’ views about purpose of university education in Kazakhstan and Tajikistan

Your article has an attention-grabbing title. What is ‘diploma disease’, what are the causes and why it is an issue? The concept of ‘diploma disease’ was originally developed by a British sociologist Ronald Dore. Dore refers to ‘diploma disease’ as a disease of societies, characterised by a trend for individuals to increasingly attain educational qualifications. […]

October 30, 2020
Factors affecting the decision of female students to enroll in undergraduate science technology engineering and mathematics majors in Kazakhstan

Ainur Almukhambetova, the Doctor of Philosophy in Education, Postdoctoral Scholar of the Graduate School of Education together with Aliya Kuzhabekova, Associate professor, have published an article Factors affecting the decision of female students to enroll in undergraduate science technology engineering and mathematics majors in Kazakhstan in the “International Journal of Science Education”. Ainur Almukhambetova tells […]

September 20, 2020
How to integrate language skills into subject learning: NU postdoctoral scholar’s research

Today we will be talking with Laura Karabassova – postdoctoral scholar of the Graduate School of Education. Laura did her Ph.D. in Education at Nazarbayev University, and after she defended her thesis, she continued doing her research at the University.  What was the topic of your research? The topic of my doctoral thesis was predetermined […]

July 1, 2020
GSE Professor Publishes 4 Papers in Social Identities

Professor Naureen Durrani, Graduate School of Education, Nazarbayev University, has co-authored four papers, along with research collaborators, Prof Mairead Dunne (University of Sussex), Dr Barbara Crossouard (University of Sussex) and Dr Kathleen Fincham (St Mary’s University). All four papers are included in a special issue, “Pluralising Muslim Youth Identities: Nation, Religion and Gender in the […]

June 2, 2020
Dr Naureen Durrani of NUGSE co-authors a paper on stereotypical homogenisation of Islam

Dr Naureen Durrani, a NUGSE faculty member, co-authored a paper that challenges stereotypical homogenisation of Islam by focusing on the different ways youth across four national contexts constructed their religious identities. The significance of the local, national and global to the interpellation of subjects and the production of identities is highlighted in this work. Free […]