Kazakh Education and Science Ministry sums up 2012 work results as Minister Bakytzhan Zhumagulov delivered a speech at an enlarged meeting involving Premier Serik Akhmetov. The Minister says that education budgets has almost doubled over the recent years and added up to 1,3 trillion tenge, which makes 5% of GDP. Balapan government programme enabled to ensure better coverage of children with pre-school education and electronic learning is being successfully introduced in schools.
The state financing of the education sphere was increased to 1.3 trillion tenge or 4.2% of the GDP per year in Kazakhstan, Minister of Education and Science of Kazakhstan Bakytzhan Zhumagulov told at today’s media briefing of the Central Communications Service of Kazakhstan.
“Kazakhstan has increased financing of education to 1.3 trillion tenge or 4.2% of the GDP since the adoption of the State Program of Education Development or over 2.5 years,” B.Zhumagulov said.
Science financing has increased 2.5-fold over the past two years in Kazakhstan, Tengrinews.kz reports citing Kazakhstan government’s press-service referring to Kazakhstan Minister of Education and Science Bakytzhan Zhumagulov as saying at the meeting of the Supreme Scientific and Technical Commission attended by Kazakhstan Prime-Minister Serik Akhmetov.
Kazakhstan’s technical and vocational training will be provided in special colleges at international quality level, Tengrinews.kz reports citing Kazakhstan Vice-Minister of Education and Science Sayat Shayakhmetov as saying at the briefing in Astana.
The head of state signed the Law of Kazakhstan "On the State Educational Accumulative System," Akorda reports. The law "On the State Educational Accumulative System" is directed on providing available instruments for education means accumulation and financing of educational services, education level increase.
Kazakhstan made a break in education system development, Minister of Education and Science Bakhytzhan Zhumagulov said on the forum “Nazarbayev Readings” “New Kazakhstan in New World” on Thursday. “Education of Kazakhstan citizens of the new formation, new level of the human capital is the main key to new economy formation. And the President of Kazakhstan realizes such course since the Independence Day. The real break in education system development is as a result made.
Kazakhstan is four times the size of Texas, and its leaders have ambitions of a similar magnitude for the nation’s education system. Since 2009, Penn’s Graduate School of Education has been working with Kazakhstani leaders on revamping their higher education system. GSE faculty and staff first advised leaders in anticipation of the opening of Nazerbayev University, which saw its first incoming class in fall 2010. Following the establishment of Nazerbayev University, GSE’s role expanded.
ASIA - Kazakhstan has won its bid to be the official host of the International Expo in 2017. Expo 2017 will be held from 10 June to 10 September 2017 in the capital Astana, and is expected to be attended by more than five million people worldwide. Kazakhstan proposed the theme ‘Future Energy’, looking at the need to conserve traditional energy resources and how nations and industries can get behind alternative energies.
Kazakhstan President Nursultan Nazarbayev called the country's companies to implement a dual education model at the 2nd meeting of Zhas Otan youth wing of Nur Otan party,Tengrinews.kz reports. "After visiting Germany I gave instructions to implement a dual education system. 60 countries are currently using this system. I call all Kazakhstan companies to start working on this in coordination with the government," Nursultan Nazarbayev said.
‘We have to ensure the provision of high quality services of education at the level of world standards all over the country,’ President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev said.
Kazakhstan joined the European Higher Education Area (the Bologna Process) in March 2011. Currently, 60 universities of Kazakhstan signed the Great Charter. The Great Charter was adopted in 1988 in Bologna. By signing this document the universities commit to development of autonomy of universities, democratic principles of management, academic freedom of students, freedom of scientific research, etc.