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  National Coordinator:

 
Name: Ms. Rysty Zhoumabekova
Committee for High Education and Vocational Training, Ministry of Health, Education and Sports
Address: 126, Aouezov St
City of Astana
Phone: (8-3172) 75-14-40 or 75-14-48
Fax: (8-3172) 75-14-89
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REPUBLIC OF KAZAKHSTAN
COUNTRY REPORT EDUCATION FOR ALL 2000
EFA National Co-ordinator:
Rysty Zhoumabekova
Chairperson
Committee for High Education and Vocational Training
Ministry of Health, Education and Sports
126, Aouezov St., City of Astana

tel.: (8-3172) 75-14-40 or 75-14-48 / fax: (8-3172) 75-14-89

This Report was prepared within the framework of UNESCO programme Education for All 2000 by the work group that included representatives of the Ministry of Health, Education and Sports of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Statistics Agency of the Republic of Kazakhstan and Kazakh Academy of Education named after I. Altynsarin.

This Group included the following members:
Mr. Serikbol Shalgymbayev - formerly, Head of Dept. of Co-ordination and Control, Committee of Secondary Education and Vocational Training, Ministry of Health, Education and Sports; currently, Advisor to Principal of Kazakh University of International Relations and World Languages named after Abylai Khan
Mr. Andrew Frolov - Head of Laboratory of Vocational Training Improvements, Kazakh Academy of Education named after I. Altynsarin
Ms. Gaoukhar Saimasayeva- Senior Specialist in Primary Education and Training, Committee for Secondary Education and Vocational Training, Ministry of Health, Education and Sports
Ms. Anouar Ilyasova- Head, Dept of State Work Order Planning and Statistics, Committee for Secondary Education and Vocational Training, Ministry of Health, Education and Sports
Mr. Takhir Balykbayev- Deputy Manager, Republican Testing Centre, Ministry of Science and Higher Education
Mr. Erbolat Mousabekov- Head, Dept. of Social and Demographic Statistics, Statistics Agency of the Republic of Kazakhstan
Mr. Yemelian Oushourov- Deputy Head, Dept. of Secondary General Education, Committee for Secondary Education and Vocational Training, Ministry of Health, Education and Sports
Ms. Bishan Ighenbayeva - Senior Specialist, Committee for Secondary Education and Vocational Training, Ministry of Health, Education and Sports
Ms. Zhanar Zhandosova- General Manager, SANGE Agency
Valuable contribution into the work on Education for All 2000 Assessment was made by the following members of Evaluation Committee:
Mr. Yuri Shokamanov-First Deputy of Chairperson, Statistics Agency of the Republic of Kazakhstan
Mr. Akseleou Seydimbek- President of the Kazakh Academy of Education named after i. Altynsarin
Mr. Nourpeis Kasymov- Deputy Chairperson, Committee for Secondary Education and Vocational Training, Ministry of Health, Education and Sports;
Mr. Leonid Kim- formerly, Head of the Dept. of Secondary General Education, Committee for Secondary Education and Vocational Training, Ministry of Health, Education and Sports; currently, Advisor, Project Preparation and Implementation Unit, Asian Development Bank
Ms. Shaizada Tasboulatova- Leader, National Observation Centre, European Foundation for Education
Work on the Report was assisted by:
Ms. Dina Almagambetova- Laboratory Head, Kazakh Academy of Education named after I. Altymsarin
Ms. Nina Stoudenkova - Resercher, Kazakh Academy of Education named after I. Altynsarin
Mr. Bakhyt Zharikbayev- Junior Researcher, Kazakh Academy of Education named after I. Altymsarin
Mr. Talgat Nourzganov- Head, Project Preparation and Implementation Unit, Asian Development Bank
Mr. Moukhamed Tokbayev - Consultant, Project Preparation and Implementation Unit, Asian Development Bank
Ms. Tynyshtyk Kaldybayeva- Professor, Ust-Kamenogorsk University of the Humanities, Doctor of Sociology
Ms. Roza Souleimenova- General Manager, SATR Centre
Ms. Maira Amirkhanova- Dept. Head, Statistics Agency of the Republic of Kazakhstan
Mr. Doktyrbek Imanberdiyev - Dept. Head, Statistics Agency of the Republic of Kazakhstan



Table of Contents

Part I: Descriptive Section

Foreword

Reformation Calendar

1. EFA Goals and Objectives

2. EFA Strategy/Action Plan

3. Decision Making and Management

4. Co-operation in EFA Issues

5. Investments in EFA since 1990

Part II:Analytical Section

6. Implementation Progress and Goal Achievement

Pre-school education and teaching

Secondary education

Primary General Education

    Primary General Education : cont

Teachers Working in Primary Education

Basic General Education

Secondary General Education (High School)

Primary and Secondary Vocational Education

Secondary Education Standards

Education Quality Control

MONITORING OF LEARNING ACHIEVEMENTS

Specialised Education Institutions

Non-school Educational Institutions

Computerisation of Secondary Education System

Higher Education

Literacy Level of Adults

7. Efficiency of EFA Policy, Plans and Programmes

8. Main Problems

9. Acknowledgement by Public, Political Will and National Capacity

10. General Assessment of Progress

Part III Prospective

11. Future Policy

List of Main Events