Nazarbayev University
Graduate School of Education

Graduate School of Education


Published: 2018-06-01

Published: 2017-12-18

Published: 2017-06-02

Published: 2016-12-15

Published: 2016-06-20

Published: 2018-12-30

About the Journal

Vision and Scope

Primarily focused on educational reform in Kazakhstan, this journal presents original, English-language, scholarly work in the form of empirical studies, critical article/book reviews, theoretical analysis papers and evaluative policy analysis papers. Published articles will fall broadly into these categories:

  • Internationalization
  • Globalization
  • International cooperation
  • National and transnational policies
  • Administration/ Management
  • Finance
  • Vocational Educational Training Institutes
  • Curriculum
  • Mobility
  • Inclusion
  • Minority issues
  • Gender issues
  • Leadership in education
  • Others

How to become an Author

  • Our authors tend to be graduate students or emerging scholars;
  • Authors must present original findings and analyses on educational topics important to them;
  • Interested authors should register at

How to become a Peer Reviewer

  • Our peer reviewers include graduate students, alumni and faculty.
  • Peer Reviewers must possess current knowledge of professional standards in one or more of the fields listed above;
  • Peer Reviewers should complete a one-time workshop with NUGSE student editors and faculty members.
  • Interested peer reviewers should register at, being sure to indicate their research interests.

Submission Guidelines

  • Deadline for initial submission: September 15 for winter issue, January 30 for summer issue
  • Original research articles may range from about 2,000-6,000 words in length. Naturally, policy papers and article/book reviews are shorter and empirical studies are longer;
  • Papers should meet the journal’s aim and scope described above;
  • All submissions must include an abstract (75-150 words), keywords and references;
  • Manuscripts should be double spaced and follow APA style guidelines for citations, headings and tables.