Educational-methodical association

Educational and Methodical Association of Republican Educational and Methodical Council

Scientific secretary of EMA REMB:

Doctor of Philology – Syrgakbaeva Akmaral Salimzhanovna

Staff of the EMA:

         Telgaraeva Laura Berdigulovna – master-level methodologist

         Karkanova Aigul Zholdubaevna – master-level methodologist

Contact telephone number: +7 (727) 377-33-14, intercom telephone 1152

Fax: +7 (727) 377-33-14

e-mail:  umskaznu@mail.ru

Educational and Methodical Association of Republican Educational and Methodical Council

Educational-methodical Associations (EMA) at higher educational institutions are public and professional organizations established in the system of higher and postgraduate education in order to implement the state policy in the field of education, coordination of the activities of higher education institutions in quality assurance of higher education, as well as participation of academic community and employers in the development of competitive educational programs.

EMA on the base of Al-Farabi KazNU was formed by the order of the Ministry of Education and Science of RK No. 370 from September 10, 1992.

Within the competence of EMA there are 118 specialties of the higher and postgraduate professional education united in the following groups of specialties and the directions of training:

«Natural sciences»

«Human sciences»

«Social sciences, economics and business»

«Technical sciences and technology»

«Art»

The main activities of EMA  

To achieve assigned objectives EMA:

Рarticipates in the project development of the curriculum and educational programs of higher and postgraduate education on behalf of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Organizes the provision of higher educational institutions with the normative-methodical documentation for the training of specialists with higher and postgraduate education.

Takes part in the formation of thematic plans of publishing textbooks and manuals approved by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Organizes reviewing manuscripts of textbooks and manuals prepared for publication approved by EMA REMC. The assignment of EMA REMC approval is implemented through the examination procedure of textbooks, organized by the Educational Methodical Association on the corresponding group of specialties and directions of training. According to the results of the examination EMA committee decides on the assignment or refusal of the approval.

Participates in the defining the format of the unified national testing and external evaluation of educational achievements of students on behalf of the the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

Contributes proposals to the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan on improvement of educational process, organization of personnel, methodical, financial and technical support of educational process in universities.

Involved in the organization of conferences, seminars and workshops on the issues of higher education.

Management and organization of EMA activities

EMA manages activities on the principles of equality of all its constituent ЕМА members, committee collegiality and transparency of decisions.

Management of the Educational Methodical Association activity is carried out by an elected collegial board – the Council of EMA, which includes representatives of 24 leading universities of the Republic, also enterprises, institutions and organizations.

Sessions of the EMA Council shall be held at least 2 times every year.

The Rector of Al-Farabi KazNU G. Mutanov carries out duties of EMA chairman during breaks of Council Sessions.

His deputy is the Vice Rector for Academic Affairs. Scientific Secretary of ЕМА REMC maintains the current organizational work and documentation management.

A number of structural sub-divisions were established in EMA due to the wide variety of academic disciplines and directions. They include 12 educational-methodical commissions on groups of related specialties and directions. Deans are appointed as chairmen of these committees by the relevant faculties of Al-Farabi KazNU.