The Ministry of Education and Science is looking into shortening the school summer vacation period that currently makes three months.
Improving the status of a teacher as a vocation is not only limited to raising salaries. It is important to stimulate teachers intellectually and develop professionally.
School children in Kazakhstan will be provided with tablet computers by 2020: Kazakhstan Education Minister Bakytzhan Zhumagulov.
Detailed plan of switching to 12-year education has been developed in Kazakhstan.
Around 23 percent of Kazakhstan residents spent their whole month salaries to prepare their children to school and some even had to find additional sources of money.
We plan to build 522 new schools in the coming 5 years. This is a very good pace: Education and Science Minister.
Preparation for transition to the 12-year education cycle is a priority for Almaty education system.
Kazakhstan schools will get 300 laptops and 300 tablet computers as part of a pilot project. If the project proves its worth 926 schools will get the devices in 2013.
Ministry of Education and Science of Kazakhstan will purchase half of a million of up-to-date computers for schools.