Nazarbayev University took part in the 58th Annual Conference of the Comparative and International Education Society

On 10-15 March, 2014 Nazarbayev University participated in the Annual Conference of the Comparative and International Education Society(CIES 2014). This year’s Conference theme was”Revisioning Education for All”, which highlighted cutting edge research on issues of equity and the right to education at all levels of learning. Held in Toronto, Canada –58th Annual Conference of the CIES 2014 hosted around 2000 participants and included exciting keynote addresses.

A separate panel sessionwas devoted to «Developing research capacity in Kazakhstan: From the classroom to the field», which was chaired by KadishaDairova, Vice-President for Student Affairs and International Cooperation.  During this session, Nazarbayev University Graduate School of Education (NUGSE)faculty members, Professor Carole Faucher, Professor Daniel Torrano and AraySaniyazova, a PhD student at NUGSE, presented their research studies and shared with Nazarbayev University experience in establishing a world class research university.

Nazarbayev University also paid official visit to University of Toronto (U of T)to discuss the possible areas of cooperation.  Having 83 012 students and 11 581 faculty members, U of T was ranked 17 by the QS World University Rankings 2013.

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