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9 january 2012
State program of education development in the Republic of Kazakhstan for 2011-2020
Decree of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated March 19, 2010 No. 957 “On approval of the List of Governmental Programs”
The Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan
Increasing the competitiveness of education and development of human capital through ensuring access to quality education for sustainable economic growth
improvement of financing system, aimed at provision of equal access to education services;
enhancing prestige of the teaching profession;
establishment of state-public education management system;
ensuring equal access of all participants of educational process to the best educational resources and technologies;
full coverage of children with preschool education and training; ensuring equal access of children to various programs to prepare them for school;
formation of an intellectually, physically and spiritually developed citizen of the Republic of Kazakhstan in general education institutions, satisfying his/her needs in obtaining education, in order to ensure success in a rapidly changing world; development of competitive human capital for economic prosperity of the country.
transition to 12-year education model;
modernization of the system of technical and vocational education in accordance with the demands of society and industrial-innovative development of economy, integration into the global educational space;
achievement of a high level of higher education quality meeting the demands of labor market, the objectives on industrial-innovative development of the country, satisfying the needs of a person and conforming to the world's best practice in education;
ensuring life-long education;
encouragement of active citizenship social responsibility, patriotism, high moral and leadership skills among the young people
development of new mechanisms of education financing, increasing availability of quality education;
training highly qualified staff for education sector;
increasing state support and stimulating labor of teachers;
improvement of education management including implementation of corporate governance principles,
development of the public-private partnership system (further – PPP) in education;
improvement of the system of monitoring education development, that includes establishment of national education statistics with consideration of international requirements;
creation of conditions for automation of education process;
enlarging the network of preschool organizations;
updating the content of preschool education and upbringing;
staff training for preschool education organizations;
transition to 12-year education model and updating educational content;
solution of problems of ungraded schools;
improvement of inclusive education system in schools;
updating the structure of the content of technical and vocational education according to the demands of the country’s industrial-innovative development;
development of staff training infrastructure for the sectors of economy;
enhancing prestige of technical and vocation education;
training staff for undergraduate and postgraduate degrees meeting the demands of the country’s industrial-innovative development;
integration into European higher education space;
integration of education, science and industry; creation of conditions for commercialization of intellectual property products and technologies. Training highly-qualified scientific and scientific-pedagogical staff;
creation of conditions for life-long education, education for all;
implementation of a package of measures on patriotic education, encouragement of active citizenship and social responsibility and a mechanism of revealing youth potential
2011- 2020
The Program will be implemented in two stages:
first stage: 2011 – 2015
second stage: 2016 – 2020
per capita financing mechanism to be implemented in all educational organizations, except for ungraded schools;
share of a highly qualified teaching staff holding the first and the second category 52% (out of the total number of teachers);
boards of trustees to be established in 60% of educational organizations;
heads of educational institutions who passed qualification upgrading and refresher courses in the sphere of management – 100%;
share of secondary education institutions using e-learning- system – 90%;
100% of children aged 3-6 to be provided with pre-school education and upbringing;
transition to 12-year education model to be completed;
number of schools under the project “Nazarbayev Intellectual Schools” in all regions of Kazakhstan – 20;
share of students who have successfully completed educational programs in science and mathematics – 70%;
rankings of the students of Kazakhstan’s general education schools in international comparative surveys: the OECD Programme for International Student Assessment (PISA) – 40th-45th; the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) – 10th-12th; the Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) – 10th-15th;
share of schools that created favorable conditions for inclusive education – 70% (out of their total number);
share of technical and vocational school graduates who passed independent assessment of qualification in the employers’ associations at the first try (out of the total number of assessment participants) – 80%;
share of working and employed graduates of technical and vocational schools in the first year after graduation under the government grant scheme – 80%;
share of colleges which passed national institutional accreditation– 30%;
share of university graduates who passed independent assessment of qualification in the associations of employers at the first try (out of the total number of participants) – 80%;
share of university graduates who completed education under the government grant scheme and employed within their specialization in the first year after graduation – 80%;
number of Kazakhstani universities listed in the ratings of the world’s best universities – 2;
share of universities that passed independent national institutional accreditation according to international standards – 65%;
share of universities that passed independent national specialized accreditation according to international standards – 30%;
share of universities carrying out innovative activity through integration of education and science and implementation of domestic research results into production – 5%;
share of faculty and pedagogic workers who have published their works in impact-factor scientific journals within the past 5 years – 5%;
various forms and types of education for all ages to be implemented;
share of young people actively involved in implementation of the measures in the sphere of youth policy and patriotic education (out of the total number of youth) – 55%
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