Department of "Pedagogy and Ethnopedagogy"
In 2004 at Taraz State Pedagogical Institute a Department of Pedagogy and Ethnopedagogy was organized.
In 2013, the department was renamed into the department of General Pedagogy and Psychology .
Head of the department is K.Zh.Buzaubakova, Doctor of pedagogical sciences , professor, corresponding member of the Academy of Pedagogical Sciences, honors in higher education , the holder of the Order named after I.Altynsarin , honors education system of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Scientific status of the department is high. The faculty includes 2 doctors , seven PhDs and 10 masters of pedagogy, they are : K.Boleev , Doctor of pedagogical sciences , professor, academician of the National Academy of Education; B.A.Aztaeva, Ph.D., associated professor, M.S.Elubaeva , Z.K.Kashkynbaeva , A.A.Shaukhanov , L.K.Boleeva , P.K.Boleeva , senior teachers - R.Zhumagaliev , P.Aliyeva , A.Botamkulova , D.Tlegenov , I.Alashbaeva , R.S.Azimbekova , S.A.Aubakirova , teachers - S.Zh.Bupetaeva , Zh.Kumisbekova , Zh.Kapanova , Zh. Kelimanova , Zh.Baygutdieva assistant M.Batyrbekov .
The faculty of the department carries out a set of research papers on topical issues of pedagogy . In particular , the results of the research work of Professor K.Zh.Buzaubakova on " Actual problems of the new formation teacher training: the introduction of innovative technologies in the educational process " effectively put into practice of higher educational institutions and secondary schools as well as in the process of training future teachers and school teachers to the national education.
The department has established a close relationship with the pre-school institutions , secondary schools , Nazarbayev Intellectual Schools , teacher training colleges and with all higher education institutions of the country.
In order to train the multilingual specialists in accordance with the State program of education development in Kazakhstan since 2012 - 2013 , a number of such pedagogical cycle disciplines as "Introduction to the teaching profession ", " Ethnopedagogics " are studied in English .
Recently the department has conducted a week of "The best on -line lesson” The classes were conducted by the associate professor of department , Ph.D. A Shaukhanov and Senior Lecturer R.A.Zhumagaliev in "Pedagogy " and " Ethnopedagogics ". A senior lecturer of the department A.B.Botamkulova held panoramic class. These lessons were viewed by the teaching staff of Taraz College for Humanities named after Abay . The faculty of the department exchanged experiences with specialized secondary educational institutions of Taraz city.
In 2013, Associate Professor A. Shaukhanov attended a series of seminars for professional development at Newcastle University in the UK .
On January 18, 2014 the faculty of the Department organized a training seminar on the theme "Building a Creative ability of the new formation teacher ". It was attended by the rector of Kastamonu University / Turkey / Aydin Sate and vice-rector of the University Ali Rafet Ozkan .
There are 500 research works of the department’s faculty published in the national and foreign journals .
BUZAUBAKOVA KLARA ZHAYDARBEKOVNA
Head of the DEPARTMENT OF GENERAL Pedagogy AND PSYCHOLOGY Ph.D., professor
Buzaubakova Klara Zhaidarbekovna, Head of the Department of «General Pedagogy and Psychology», Doctor of Pedagogical Sciences, Professor.
Buzaubakova Klara is the author of over 300 scientific works, including more than 100 works devoted to actual problems of Pedagogics, they are : 4 monographs, 36 educational-methodical manuals, 6 manuals. In 1996 she was awarded with the breastplate «Excellent worker of education of the Republic of Kazakhstan», was awarded with the Y. Altynzarin’s medal. In 2008 she was conferred the title «Best teacher of the University» . In April, 2010 she became a member of the Academy of Pedagogical Sciences of the RK.