The state of higher education in Kazakhstan

Happy new year! This repost is of an interesting interview with Dr. Mukash Burkitbayev, vice rector of Al-Farabi Kazakh National University in Almaty, Kazakhstan. The interview was undertaken by Eurasianet, originally posted at http://www.eurasianet.org/node/66339 with a video of the interview. The transcript is reprinted below: Dr. Mukash Burkitbayev is the vice rector of Al-Farabi Kazakh National University in …

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Developments in Central Asian higher education, part 3: Kazakhstan

Today, a brief overview of the current situation for higher education in Kazakhstan, as part of my monthly series reviewing the Central Asian countries. Click on the links to read earlier posts on Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan. Of the Central Asian countries, Kazakhstan in particular has embraced the concept of a market-driven higher education system and …

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