Intellectual Schools in Turkmenistan


In the period of 22 October – 4 November, 2018, senior managers of the Centre Galiya Alzhanova and Samat Kalmenov visited Ashgabat to deliver a training seminar for representatives of the National Institute of Education, teachers and leaders of secondary education organizations of Turkmenistan.

The purpose of the seminar was to share the experience of Nazarbayev Intellectual Schools in reforming the secondary education, to discuss international practice, modern approaches and methods in teaching and learning with colleagues in Turkmenistan. The seminar was organised under the EU project “Support to the Education Sector of Turkmenistan”.

The participants took professional interest in positive changes in the system of secondary education in Kazakhstan and were eager to learn more about Kazakhstani practice.

On 13-14 November, 2018, a group of representatives of Nazarbayev Intellectual Schools AEO led by the Chairman of the Board Kulyash Shamshidinova took part in the International Exhibition and Scientific Conference “Education and Sport in the Epoch of Power and Happiness” in Ashgabat (Turkmenistan).

Textbooks of Intellectual schools, as well as digital educational resources with the use of AR were presented in the pavilion of Kazakhstan at the exhibition.

During the conference, Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan and the European Union signed a memorandum on cooperation in the development of education. Further work on developing cooperation with Turkmen colleagues is scheduled for 2019-2020.