Kazakhstan is a young country, developing at a brisk pace. The Soviet legacy has left a number of developmental challenges, which Kazakhstan is using innovative new education strategies to overcome.
Due to facing a number of challenges, the government of Kazakhstan understood that it was high time to find solutions through other aspects. In addition, there was a need to solve other social issues, because Kazakhstan aspired to a level of development on which would throw open the wings of freedom like a young eagle and soaring through the sky. The country seemed like a little inexperienced child who did not know how to conduct itself in modern world because being a part of Soviet Union our country was inexperienced in conducting business with foreigners. Our president implemented a new policy. He started to cooperate with USA, Germany and other countries considered world leaders. Moreover, Nursultan Nazarbayev (president) founded an education system created to support the sustainable development of the country. It was important to change people’s mentality and young generation was only one who can lead the country to new face challenges and reach new heights because not all politicians were ready for dramatic changes and they had Soviet worldview. The president believes all political, economic and social problems in the country will be resolved through new education system. The first reform was “Bolashak”. Nearly 10.000 students were sent abroad to study, to see the world and they returned to share their experiences and innovations with Kazakhstan. “Bolashak” is a gold page in our history; it is a light shines in that darkness. As a result, 73% of graduates work in governmental departments and play leading roles in the ensuring the prosperity, and the sustainability ...
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