Department of Special and Social Pedagogy
In 2008, the Department of Special and Social Pedagogy was formed at the Kazakh National Women's Pedagogical University (order of 11.09.2008) with the aim of more successful and purposeful training of personnel in special pedagogy and self-knowledge. Consistently in 2009 and 2010 the department provides training on two levels:
Bachelor's degrees in the following specialties:
- 6В01902 – special pedagogy
- 6В01903 – teacher of inclusive education
- 6В01801 – social pedagogy and self-cognition
Магистранты по специальностям:
- 7M01902 – special pedagogy
The Department is guided in its activities by the following legal documents: "The Law on Education", "The State Mandatory Standard of Education of the Republic of Kazakhstan"; "The Law on Social medical, Pedagogical and Correctional Support for Children with Disabilities".
After completing this specialty, the student can work in general education schools (inclusive education), special correctional educational institutions (special school, boarding school, kindergarten, rehabilitation and correctional centers and psychological, medical and pedagogical services: counseling).
Mission and strategy
Training of highly qualified and competitive personnel who possess instrumental, interpersonal, systemic and subject competencies, who are able to identify and assess the needs and opportunities for rehabilitation, correction, education and upbringing of children with special educational needs in the conditions of education, social protection, and health care.
The main goal of the program for the development of international activities of the department is to increase international cooperation to ensure the competitiveness of the department in the market of educational activities.
In order to increase the level of competitiveness of specialists, the Department of Training in Special Pedagogy has established relations and international cooperation with a number of prestigious universities in the near and far abroad. Among them are the Maria Grzegorzewska Academy of Special Pedagogy (Warsaw, Poland); Gazi University (Ankara, Turkey); Leipzig University (Germany); A. I. Herzen Russian State Pedagogical University (St. Petersburg); Siauliai University (Lithuania); Grodno State University. Yanki Kupala (Belarus); Tashkent State Pedagogical University named after Nizami (Uzbekistan); Kyrgyzstan State University named after I. Arabayev (Bishkek); German Academic Exchange Service DAAD.