Emblem
Official Source of the
Prime Minister of the
Republic of Kazakhstan
Menu
Emblem
Close button

Expenditures on education and science by 2025 to reach 7% of Kazakhstan's GDP

Thursday, 19 December 2019, 09:36:40

At the Government session chaired by Prime Minister Askar Mamin, the results of the implementation of the State Program of Education and Science Development for 2016-2019 and the project of the state program for 2020-2025 were considered.

The Minister of Education and Science Askhat Aimagambetov reported on the results achieved over the past period and the main directions of the new state program, and A. Baltasheva, director of the IT school-lyceum in Kokshetau, spoke about the position of the pedagogical community.

In 3 years, 1 trillion 466 million tenge has been allocated for the implementation of the state program. The network of preschool organizations has been increased by 1,728, coverage of preschool education for children from 3 to 6 years old has grown to 98%. Pupils of grades 1-10 (95.4%) switched to updated content. 273 thousand teachers (94%) are trained according to the updated curriculum and receive a surcharge of 30%. More than 123 thousand teachers who have passed certification receive additional payments from 30 to 50%.

437 public and 80 private schools have switched to per capita funding. 372 new schools have been built. R&D expenses increased by 1.6%, the share of business spending on R&D — by 6.6%, the share of commercialized projects — by 2.8%.

The development of education is one of the main priorities of the strategic course of the First President – Elbasy Nursultan Abishevich Nazarbayev. In his Address to the people of Kazakhstan, the Head of State Kassym-Jomart Kemelevich Tokayev paid special attention to further improving the quality of education, narrowing the gap between urban and rural schools and raising the status of teachers,” said Mamin.

The head of government emphasized that in pursuance of the President’s order within the framework of the new State program, starting from 2020, a gradual increase in the salary of teachers by two times is planned for four years. At the same time, 100% coverage of children with kindergartens will be ensured, three-shift education and the number of emergency schools will be completely eliminated.

Kazakhstan plans to enter the TOP-40 PISA — the world ranking of functional literacy among schoolchildren. All schools will be equipped with subject classrooms of a new modification,” said Mamin.

Until 2025, about 800 new schools will be built in the country. In basic settlements 114 boarding schools will be built.

The prime minister noted the importance of the growing attractiveness of the education sector for investors. Over the next 5 years, 11.5 trillion tenge will be allocated to the industry, including 1.3 trillion private investments. This will make it possible, at the expense of private investors, to build additional schools for 150 thousand places.


News feed
25 September 2020, 16:35
Reorientation to fish farming, improvement of legislation and measures of state support — how fish industry developed in Kazakhstan
24 September 2020, 17:38
Prime Minister Askar Mamin holds seminar on development of country's fishing industry in Shardara 
24 September 2020, 12:14
Arman Shakkaliyev relieved as chair of Committee for Technical Regulation and Metrology of Ministry of Trade and Integration
23 September 2020, 17:50
Baiterek Holding increases financial support of manufacturing sector by 17% 
23 September 2020, 14:43
Astana EXPO-2017 wind power station to reach full capacity of 100 MW by end of 2020
22 September 2020, 12:12
Harvesting in Kazakhstan completed by 93.4% — Ministry of Agriculture 
22 September 2020, 11:16
Sixty-five public organizations for protection of consumer rights operate in Kazakhstan — Ministry of Trade and Intergation
22 September 2020, 10:05
Head of Government gives several instructions to strengthen consumer protection 
22 September 2020, 10:02
Export potential of harvest in Kazakhstan to reach 7.5-8 million tons of grain in 2020
21 September 2020, 16:51
Government session to be held Sep. 22 in Ukimet Uyi 
21 September 2020, 12:54
Government considers issues of mass sports development 
18 September 2020, 18:26
Issues of preserving jobs and timely payment of wages discussed in Government of Kazakhstan
17 September 2020, 18:56
Prime Minister Askar Mamin meets with President of Turkmenistan Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov
17 September 2020, 18:45
Government of Kazakhstan discusses issues of social protection of disabled people
16 September 2020, 18:09
Yerlan Kiyasov appointed Vice Minister of Healthcare - Chief State Sanitary Doctor of the Republic of Kazakhstan
15 September 2020, 12:26
Work underway in Kazakhstan to saturate domestic market with basic products for stabilizing prices — Ministry of Agriculture
15 September 2020, 10:27
Price increase for socially significant food products will not exceed 6% by the end of 2020 — Ministry of Trade and Integration
15 September 2020, 10:07
Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Askar Mamin instructs to ensure strict control over stability of prices for socially significant food products
15 September 2020, 09:44
Under Industrialization Map in Kazakhstan, 206 projects worth 1 trillion tenge to be introduced in 2020
15 September 2020, 09:29
For 8 months of 2020, 4.3 thousand new jobs created under Industrialization Map — Ministry of Industry and Infrastructure Development
14 September 2020, 22:47
Introduction of Industry 4.0 in Kazakhstan, or how smart factories worked during quarantine period and global pandemic
14 September 2020, 18:42
Interdepartmental Commission adopts decisions on work of businesses
14 September 2020, 14:02
Government session to be held Sep. 15 in Ukimet Uyi
14 September 2020, 10:51
Strategic directions for development of Eurasian Economic Integration until 2025 considered at session of EEC Council
11 September 2020, 13:07
Prime Minister Askar Mamin introduces Minister of Emergency Situations Yuri Ilyin
10 September 2020, 23:45
Distance learning, epidemiological situation, provision of villages with Internet — how educational process organized in Kazakhstan
10 September 2020, 13:12
Production of electronics industry of Kazakhstan to increase 8.5 times over 3 years
09 September 2020, 15:06
Roman Sklyar pays working visit to Atyrau region
09 September 2020, 11:59
Ministry of Healthcare on CVI: In Kazakhstan, there is a 6-fold decrease in bed occupancy
09 September 2020, 11:31
Food production for 8 months of 2020 increased by 3.6% — Ministry of Agriculture
09 September 2020, 11:21
Market of Kazakhstan fully provided with petroleum products of domestic production — Nogayev 
09 September 2020, 11:19
In Kazakhstan, total volume of container transit traffic increased by 37% — Ministry of Industry and Infrastructure Development
09 September 2020, 11:02
Measures taken stabilized epidemiological situation in the country — Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Askar Mamin 
09 September 2020, 10:54
Following results of 8 months of this year, positive dynamics remains in basic sectors of economy
09 September 2020, 10:53
Government adopts National Plan for Implementation of Address of the Head of State to People of Kazakhstan
09 September 2020, 10:25
604 loans issued under Economy of Simple Things Program — National Bank
09 September 2020, 10:20
Following results for 8 months of 2020, state budget received 5.5 trillion tenge of revenues — Ministry of Finance
09 September 2020, 10:13
Growth in construction, agriculture and manufacturing industry — Ruslan Dalenov reports on results of socio-economic development for 8 months of 2020
09 September 2020, 10:06
Draft National Action Plan for implementation of President's Address includes 10 key areas
07 September 2020, 17:10
It is planned to double fines for violations in the field of environmental protection — Magzum Mirzagaliyev spoke about implementation of President’s Address
07 September 2020, 16:33
Digitalization of land relations to eliminate human factor, bureaucracy and corruption — Omarov on implementation of President's Address
07 September 2020, 16:27
Beibut Atamkulov on implementation of President's Address: Mechanism for subsidizing rent to be approved by the end of 2020
07 September 2020, 16:14
Government session to be held Sep. 9 in Ukimet Uyi
07 September 2020, 15:39
Focusing on industry and development of transport infrastructure in Kazakhstan — Roman Sklyar speaks about main aspects of President's Address
06 September 2020, 09:34
Video Digest: Main events of the week, No. 76
05 September 2020, 14:10
Session of EEC Council: Several issues of further development of Eurasian economic integration discussed
05 September 2020, 13:41
Production of stationary ventilators opened in Kazakhstan
05 September 2020, 03:37
Construction, Support for SMEs and Investment — how East Kazakhstan Region developed during the pandemic
05 September 2020, 01:46
Briefing to be held on measures to implement Address of the Head of State
04 September 2020, 17:33
New concept for improving local self-governance to be developed — Ruslan Dalenov on implementation of President's Address 
© 2019 - 2020 Press service of the Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Developed by SoftDeCo.