Today in Ukimet Uyi, Prime Minister of Kazakhstan Bakytzhan Sagintayev held a meeting with experts from Germany: Co-Chairman of the Foreign Investors Council’s Working Group, KNAUF Marketing and Sales Director in the Republics of Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan D. Propp, Head of the German Economy Representative Office for Central Asia, Chairman of the Association of the German Economy in the Republic of Kazakhstan, R. Breitner.

The discussion covered issues of the development of technical and vocational education in Kazakhstan through the further improvement of a highly efficient competitive training and retraining system, the practical implementation of dual education, the advanced training of mentors in manufacturing, and in general, the modernization of Kazakhstan’s vocational training system.

Foreign experts shared their experience in vocational education in Germany. In particular, a researcher at the Bonn Federal Institute for Vocational Education and Training, H. L. Kress, spoke about the benefits of dual education, the mechanisms of implementation, and the contribution to the national economy of the country.

Kazakhstan participants represented by the Ministers of Education and Science Y. Sagadiyev, Labor and Social Protection of Population – M. Abylkassymova, Investment and Development – Zh. Kassymbek, First Deputy Minister of National Economy – R. Dalenov, and Deputy Chairman of NCE Atameken O. Ordabayev spoke about the current situation regarding the introduction of dual education in Kazakhstan, noting the importance and relevance of the transition to the modernization of vocational education and a new level of training of highly qualified personnel.

Dual education in the Republic of Kazakhstan is being introduced since 2012. Currently, the system is implemented in 460 colleges (70%) (2013 - 176 colleges, 2014 - 280, 2015 - 348, 2016 - 421) with participation of 3055 enterprises covering 31 607 students training in 80 specialties and 165 qualifications.

Published: 04 October 2018



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