The Department of Social and Pedagogical Disciplines of Abai Myrzakhmetov Kokshetau University carries out activities in the following specialties: 5B010300 "Pedagogy and Psychology", 5B012300 "Social Pedagogy and Self-cognition" (Appendix to the license issued on January 25, 2013), 6M010300 "Pedagogy and Psychology", 6D010303, 6M010300 "Pedagogy and Psychology", 6D010303, 6M010300 "Pedagogy and Psychology", 6D010303; and Psychology "(state license issued by the MES of the Republic of Kazakhstan on February 3, 2010, series AB №0137407) in accordance with the State compulsory education standard (Decree of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan on August 23 and of 2012, number 1080, with changes of May 13, 2016, No. 292); 5B010200 "Pedagogy and methodology of primary education", 5B010100 "Preschool Training and Education" (License supplement issued January 25, 2013), 6M010300 "Pedagogy and methodology of primary education" (state license issued by the MES RK dated February 3, 2010, series АБ №0137407 Application issued to the license on December 8, 2017) in accordance with the State Compulsory Educational Standard (Decree of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan dated August 23, 2012 No. 1080, as amended on May 13, 2016 No. 292 and October 31, 2018, No. 604).
Students are trained in accordance with the state compulsory education standard. Duration of training - 4 years. Qualification - “Bachelor of Education.” At the master's level, the term of study at the core level is 1 and 1.5 years; in scientific and pedagogical 2 years. At the doctoral level, the term of study in scientific and pedagogical education is 3 years.
Education in bachelor level is conducted in full-time, correspondence, with the use of distance learning technologies. In master and doctoral - full-time.
The teaching staff of the department of social and pedagogical disciplines is aimed at developing a unified innovative, informational, analytical, socially oriented environment conducive to the integration of the university into the world educational space. The teaching staff’s activity is based on modern trends in the global educational space, which are oriented towards the preparation of competitive specialists with professional knowledge, skills, and key competences, which are formed in accordance with the state general mandatory standards of higher professional education.
The head of the department of social and pedagogical disciplines is the candidate of pedagogical sciences, associate professor Ivankova N.V.
The Department of social and pedagogical disciplines of Abai Myrzakhmetov Kokshetau University is a graduating department of the Faculty of Humanities and Pedagogy.
The university’s personnel policy is in line with the university’s mission and development strategy and is aimed at preserving and developing the faculty’s professional potential, creating conditions for enhancing faculty and staff qualification, and career development, creating mechanisms to ensure differential pay psychological climate in the university team.
The qualifications of teachers, their quantitative composition correspond to the areas of training of students, meet the licensing requirements.
Personnel policy is focused on the formation of a unified, cohesive team of highly qualified professionals.
The educational process in the 2018-2019 academic year is carried out by 43 people of the academic staff, including 5 doctors of pedagogical and psychological sciences, 17 candidates of pedagogical sciences, 20 with an academic degree of master. The degree of teaching staff of the department is 51%.
The composition of the faculty of the Department of the SPD: Doctor of Pedagogical Sciences, Professor Dosanova S.S., Doctor of Pedagogical Sciences, Professor Kulambayeva K.K., Doctor of Pedagogical Sciences, Professor Kukubayeva A.Kh., candidate of Pedagogical Sciences, associate professor Ivankova N.V., candidate of pedagogical sciences, corresponding member of APNK, professor of Abay Myrzakhmetov Kokshetau University D.V. Lepeshev, candidate of pedagogical sciences, associate professor Zubairaeva Z.A., candidate of Pedagogical Sciences, associate professor Syomkin AV, candidate of pedagogical sciences, associate professor Senkubayev S.T., candidate of pedagogical sciences, associate professor Vlasenko S.V., master of pedagogical sciences, postgraduate OmSA Zakhlebaeva V.V., master of Pedagogical Sciences Aubakirova AA, Master of Pedagogical Sciences, PhD student Surovitskaya Yu.Yu., Master of Pedagogical Sciences Akhanova AK and etc.
In the process of teaching, active teaching methods are widely used - discussion methods (group discussion, practical analysis of situations, modeling of practical situations, etc.); game methods (business games, brainstorming), project method. To improve the quality of teaching in the educational process, the following interactive teaching methods are used: discussions, small group work, presentations, business games, short reports, cross-polls, electronic games, etc. They are aimed at attracting students to independent cognitive activity, the formation of personal interest in solving educational and cognitive tasks.
In the disciplines studied, computer presentations are developed, which are used in lecturing, in seminars and laboratory classes. Work is underway to create materials and methods for using the interactive board in the process of studying individual subjects. The use of modern information technology allows to organize a qualitative assimilation of the volume of educational material, to implement a differentiated approach to students with different levels of readiness for learning.
The department of SPD carries out research work. May 16, 2017 Abai Myrzakhmetov Kokshetau University received a certificate of accreditation in accordance with Article 23 of the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan “On Science” as a subject of scientific, scientific and technical activities (series MK No. 004968 of 05/16/2017).
The research work of the department SPD of Abai Myrzakhmetov Kokshetau University is conducted on the basis of self-financing, economic contracts and state budget financing, and international grants, which the department concludes with the organizations of the city and region. Scientific studies have practical significance, as evidenced by acts of implementation in industrial and educational activities. The results of research and teaching staff of the department "SPD" were published in scientific articles of foreign and Kazakhstan publications, in collections of scientific conferences, monographs.
Students of Abai Myrzakhmetov Kokshetau University take an active part in Republican subject Olympiads in different regions of the republic.
The research work of students is carried out in the following areas: participation in subject Olympiads; exhibitions; round tables, seminars, expeditions; contests; academic student conferences; develop scientific projects, the results of which are confirmed by the introduction in production.
The department of social and pedagogical disciplines of Abai Myrzakhmetov Kokshetau University operates in a continuously developing competitive environment. Therefore, the most important activity is the understanding and satisfaction of the needs and expectations of its customers.