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We showed the whole society that it is quite feasible to study in three languages in Kazakhstan – N.Nazarbayev

by February 28, 2018 Legal

President Nursultan Nazarbayev met with Chairwoman of the board of the autonomous organization of education “Nazarbayev Intellectual Schools” Kulyash Shamshidinova, the press service of Akorda informed.

The main results of the activity and prospects for the development of Nazarbayev Intellectual Schools were discussed during the meeting.

The Head of State noted the special role of Nazarbayev Intellectual Schools in the system of secondary education of the country.

“These schools should be an example for all, we will take their experience into account when opening new schools. Since 2008, the Intellectual Schools have graduated 5,660 people, all of whom are fluent in three languages. We showed the whole society that it is quite feasible to study in three languages in Kazakhstan”, Nursultan Nazarbayev said.

In turn, Kulyash Shamshidinova informed the President of Kazakhstan about the ongoing work on the formation of the teaching staff of the Intellectual Schools.

“Over the years, thanks to your support, a lot of work has been done. We have 2,800 teachers, of which 195 are foreign teachers, 183 are graduates of leading foreign universities, trained under the international Bolashak program, and graduates of Nazarbayev University. To date, the teaching staff includes 4 doctors, 22 candidates of science and 719 masters”, K. Shamshidinova said.

In addition, the head of the organization of education told that the formation of a contingent of students is carried out on a competitive basis and is determined solely by the abilities of applicants.

At the end of the meeting, the Head of State gave a number of specific instructions on the further development of the system of Nazarbayev Intellectual Schools.

Source: Kazakhstan 2050