Dear lecturers and students ! Dear first years students!
Kazakh National Pedagogical University named after Abai - the oldest university of the country, the walls of which over the years have received higher education of many generations. The university was founded in 1928, is currently one of the leading higher educational institutions of Independence Kazakhstan. This year marks 87 years since its formation.
The words of President Nursultan Nazarbayev, "Kazakh National Pedagogical University named after Abai has always been the flagship of higher educational institutions of the Republic", we must consider as an important indication of our university. Currently, the entire staff of the University is working on the implementation of the objectives and achieves good results. So on the eve of this holiday I want to express my gratitude to all the staff.
Today, in comparison with the previous year, the ranks of our university supplemented by more than 2,000 people, including students, bachelors - at the 1515 Masters - 487 doctoral students - 36 people. Every year a growing number of those who chose the teaching profession, comes to our university, where all conditions for quality education.
Kazakh National Pedagogical University named after Abai is a research center among other pedagogical universities of the Republic.
The university has all the facilities for the preparation of highly qualified specialists competitive. All academic buildings, student auditorium, lecture halls, laboratories are equipped with the most modern equipment.
Teaching and research activities of the University, as well as an advanced level of education confirmed: state license for educational activity (2003.); State certification (2003., 2007., 2010., 2012.); Institutional accreditation (2010., 2014.); Certificate of Quality Management System ISO 9000 (2005., 2010., 2011.); Inclusion in the international educational network of UNESCO (2006).; Award of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan "For achievements in quality" (2007.); International Accreditation Agency ASIIN 2 050 110 undergraduate educational programs, Physics, Computer Science, 050 111 are accredited to the September 30, 2017. 10 educational programs of undergraduate and graduate programs: 5B10900-Mathematics, 5B011200-Chemistry, 5B011300-Biology, 5B011600-Geography, 6M010900 Mat teak, 6M011000-Physics, 6M011100-Informatics, 6M011200-chemistry, 6M011300-Biology, 6M011600-geography passed the first stage Accreditation procedures ASIIN. Kazakh National Pedagogical University named after Abai structure includes 7 institutes, 10 research institutes and centers, laboratories and more than 41 department. The university has more than 6.5 million future experts in 52 undergraduate majors, 52 master specialties and 30 specialties of PhD in the field of natural and social sciences, business, humanities and law.
Lectures are taught by experienced teachers - experts: more than 183 doctors - professors, 421 PhD - Associate Professor, 137 Masters of Science, 13 academicians of NAS RK, 37 academicians of public academies of sciences.
Much is done to integrate into the world educational space. Today, after the signing of the Charter of the University of Bologna University in Italy we cooperate with well-known universities in the world. In particular, we are now by agreement liaise with the highest at 115 educational institutions, 6 international organizations and associations from 30 countries. Open on the basis of our university French university Sorbonne-Kazakhstan 2 times this year received the applicants.
Since 2011, under a contract of us we arrived 227 foreign professors to give lectures, master classes for students and undergraduates. Over the past 3 years in the exchange of professors and teachers from foreign universities signed 65 agreements. We have come to a bilateral agreement with the University of Freiburg in Germany, Pech Hungary, Vridzh Belgium, Kunpuk Korea for training and exchange of students and undergraduates.
This year is rich in significant historical events in our country: 550 anniversary of the Kazakh state, the 70 anniversary of the Victory 20 anniversary of the Constitution of Kazakhstan, 20th anniversary of the Assembly of Peoples of Kazakhstan.
National Plan "5 institutional reforms and 100 concrete steps" is also one of the most significant events of the year. 76 step - transition to 12 year education and upgrade training requirements standards - this time. A step 79 provides a transition in the education of young people, training of competitive personnel. In order to implement these tasks in the life of teachers and students should make an effort.
Dear first-year students! Our university has created all conditions for doing science, sports, art. Therefore, everything depends on you. What matters is that you had a great desire to learn and the desire to become a worthy citizen of his country.
With all my heart I wish you success in your work and study!
Rector of the Kazakh National Pedagogical University named after Abai
professor Balikbayeva Takir Ospanovich