Due to the fact that in the primary level of general education schools, the majority of teachers and educators of preschool organizations were with secondary special education, in 1971, the Department of Preschool Pedagogy of the specialty «Pedagogy and Psychology (preschool)» was formed at the Faculty of Philology.
And in 1990, the faculty opened the specialty «Pedagogy and methods of primary education». Among those who stood at the origins of teacher training for primary education and preschool education was: K.A. Aymagambetova, B.J. Zharisheva, A.K. Minzanova, K.M. Mendayakova, O.P. Kereeva, I.B.Islamkulova, Zh.I. Idrisova, T.A.Levchenko, M.T. Turskeldina, S.N. Sartbaeva and others. Scientists who conducted the study in various branches of preschool education in the Republic: A.K. Menzhanova, B.B.Baimuratova, Zh.A. Ismailova, M.T. Turskeldina, Қ.M. Mendayakova, M.S. Satimbekova, A.S. Amirova, S.N. Zhienbaeva, K. Meterbaeva, G.Z. Taubaeva etc. Since the 2012-2013 academic year, the department is headed by Ph. D., Acting associate Professor T. B. Baynazarova.
The department takes 1st and 2nd places according to the results of the national rating of the NAAR and NCAOKO in the following areas 6B012 – «Pedagogy of preschool education and upbringing», 6B013 – «Training of teachers without subject specialization». These results are an indicator of many years of fruitful work of the team in the training of highly qualified specialists.
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