Issues of the journal for 2012
Issue ¹ 1, 2012 is special. It publishes papers by the academics of Kostanay State Pedagogical Institute, which is a well known educational research centre. A wide scope of problems is discussed: 1) development and prospects of educational reform in Kazakhstan, global tendencies, integration and globalization of the educational system, ethnic worldview and its impact on the educational system, gender policy in Kazakhstan; 2) problems of organizing student’s research and independent work; 3) application of innovative technologies: imaging, innovative projects in the realization of competence approach while teaching Kazakh elocution and electronic textbook as a means of forming student’s competences.
The largest section in this issue is INNOVATIONS IN CONTINUING EDUCATION. It includes papers by school teachers on innovative project learning in teaching Physics, Chemistry, Geometry and Music as well as on psychological aspects of project learning and integration of practice focused research and research based practice. The papers discuss the problems of assessing student’s progress; management of student self-learning; encouragement of student independence and creativity. Some aspects of the philosophy of Pedagogy are also discussed.
Problems of education and development of students are discussed: forming a client-oriented culture of managers, experiences of project weeks at a higher school, formation of student’s projecting competence, development of school student’s giftedness, formation of universal learning acts and personality of students via projecting.