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NU program on training school teachers in teaching STEM subjects in English language proved compliance with international standards

NU program on training school teachers in teaching STEM subjects in English language was successfully evaluated by an international independent expert. The expert evaluated the program, and gave a positive report. This assessment recognized the high quality of the educational program, and revealed that it complied with international standards in terms of management, delivery, content, methodology, facilities and resources.

During 2017-2018, within the framework of the state policy on trilingual education, Nazarbayev University trained over five thousand urban and rural teachers of Chemistry, Physics, Biology and Computer Science. Training in these programs helped the teachers achieve the B2 level in English, which was necessary to successfully pass the international language examination.

It is expected that starting from 1 September, 2019, Kazakhstani schools will teach Chemistry, Physics, Biology and Computer Science in English for grades 10 and 11.

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