Sharing NU Experience

List of the NU Sharing Experience Events.

Date: June 6, 2018

Coordinator: Madina Aitakanova, E-mail:, Phone: +7 (7172) 706137

Time Session Presenter Short Description Venue
08.00 – 09.00 REGISTRATION   Block C3
09.00 – 09.30 PLENARY SESSION I Block С3, Room 1.022
08.00 – 09.00 Registration
10.00 – 14.00 Academic program Design

Office of the Provost

Duncan Priestley, General Director of Institutional Effectiveness
Aizhan Mussina, Senior Manager
Aliya Suleimenova, Senior Manager
This session covering main aspects of academic program design is for faculty, administrative staff of higher education institutions and QA agencies. Block С3, conference room 1.010
10.00 – 12.00


Human Resource Management in Higher Education
Department of Human Resources Management
Maryam Abeldinova, Director
Assel Kashenova, Senior Manager
Karina Kanapyanova, Senior Manager
Symbat Irgebayev, Manager
Performance appraisal of Academic and Administrative staff. Recruitment of Academic Staff. Block C3, Room #2.002
10.00 – 11.00 Key issues and challenges in student-oriented activities and outcomes
Student Affairs Department
Askhat Bekzhanov, Director Cooperation and interaction of student services in higher education. Block С3, Room #2.003
10.00 -11.30 Online application system
Admissions Department
Gulnaz Bulebayeva, Director
Assel Zhexenbekova, Senior Manager
Azamat Kurmanov, Senior Manager
Aizhamal Zhazykpayeva, Senior Manager
Demonstration of the official portal of the Admissions Department Online registration process. Check and verification of data and results of standardized tests. Transfer of data of enrolled students through the online system to the Registrar’s Office. Block С3, Room #2.004
14.00 – 15.30 The Poster Session: An Innovative Approach to Knowledge Production and Assessment
Graduate School of Education
Bridget Goodman, Assistant Professor
Janet Helmer, Associate Professor
Sulushash Kerimkulova, Associate Professor
The presenters will describe the process and outcomes of asking students to create and present posters in a poster session format for their graduate courses. The presenters will show how using posters and poster sessions is an innovative teaching strategy to demonstrate student learning, and serves as an alternative assessment tool. Students can then be encouraged to apply their experience with the poster session for presentation of scientific work at international conferences. Block С3, Room #2.001
14.00 – 15.00 Communication as an element of development and support of partnership: Experience of Nazarbayev University.
Evolution of trends in services delivered in the framework of international partnerships at Nazarbayev University Office for Coordination of International Contracts
Saule Zhardayeva, Senior Manager
Dinara Datbayeva, Manager
During this session, we will share our experience in developing and supporting partnerships with international partners and present tools developed and used to support communication. Also, we will talk about how the spheres of Nazarbayev University’s cooperation with international partners have evolved since the foundation and the existing world trends in international partnerships among higher education institutions. Block С3, Room #2.002
14.00 – 16.00 The issue of teaching literature to non-philological students
Cultural Center «Rukhani Zhangyru»
Gultas Kurmanbay, Director The purpose of the session is to determine the importance of teaching literature to non-philological students. The content of the session includes ways of supporting creative initiatives of Nazarbayev University non-philological students and their development of communication skills through the teaching of literature Block С3, Room #2.004
14.00 – 16.15 How We Prepare Our Graduates in the Age of Disruption
Career and Advising Center
Yevgeniya Kim, Director This session is aimed at presenting the experience of Nazarbayev University in the field of interaction with students and employers, discussing opportunities to enhance the professional level of graduates in their career field. Representatives from Kazakhstani universities and employers will discuss an opportunity of more effective cooperation at Nazarbayev University Block С3, Room #2.003