State Program of Education Development in the Republic of Kazakhstan for 2011–2020

Project Overview

Project Title State Program of Education Development in the Republic of Kazakhstan for 2011–2020
Project Number N/A
Country Kazakhstan
Overall Project Value(EUR) More than 4 000 000
Project Start – Project End January 1, 2011–December 31, 2020
Project Status Active

Funding and Implementing Organizations

Origin of Funding Other
Project Budget(EUR)
Implementing Organization / Consortium

Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Contact / Team Leader / Project Team
Beneficiary Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan

Project Summary, Objectives and Results

Project Summary

The State Program of Education Development in the Republic of Kazakhstan for 2011 – 2020 (further – Program) is an organizational basis for implementation of the Republic of Kazakhstan public policy in education, which guarantees continuity of the country’s education modernization. Being an organizational basis for implementation of public policy in education, the Program provides for a set of interrelated measures covering changes in structure, content and technologies of education, in management system, organizational and legal structure of educational entities and financial-economic mechanisms.

Project Objectives

Project goal: increasing competitiveness of education and development of human capital through ensuring access to quality education for sustainable economic growth.

Program aims, among others:
• improvement of financing system, aimed at provision of equal access to education services;
• enhancing prestige of the teaching profession;
• establishment of state-public education management system;
• ensuring equal access of all participants of educational process to the best educational resources and technologies;
• full coverage of children with preschool education and training; ensuring equal access of children to various programs to prepare them for school.

Education Sector HE, VET (IVET & CVET)
Components of the Education Process Education Management, Education Policy Advice & Development, Quality assurance, Social Partnership, Teaching and learning technologies (arrangements)
Occupational Field Not applicable
Target Groups Politicians/decision-makers in economics, labour, employment & education policy, Developers of standards, programs, curricula etc., Learners (scholar, student, apprentice etc.), Lecturers, teachers, instructors, trainers
Related Projects

VET Institutional Partnership Project (VIPP)

State Program of Education Development in the Republic of Kazakhstan for 2005-2010

State Programme on Development of Technical and Vocational Education in the Republic of Kazakhstan 2008-2012


The program will be realized in two stages: 2011 – 2015 and 2016 -2020.

The first stage of the program’s implementation (2011-2015) provides for elaboration of the models of education development in separate directions, their approbation as well as launch of large-scale events and experiments.

The second stage (2016-2020) will focus on implementation of the events aimed at acquisition of equipment, investing in solution of the education development tasks (modernization of education infrastructure and other high-value works, staffing, information and methodical support), implementation of the measures on introduction and dissemination results gained at the previous stages.

The indicators characterizing the course of the Program’s implementation for every year and the impact of the program events on education system are to be changed at each stage.

Project Results

Expected results:

In 2015, the transition period will be completed, and the education system of the Republic of Kazakhstan will correspond to the models of developed countries in its structure, content, management and financing mechanisms.

By 2020 the reforms in education system should result in high-quality education and high level of human capital development.

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