Department of Arts

Olga Danilchuk

Head of Department

Abai Kazakh National Pedagogical University, 2010
Novosibirsk State Pedagogical University
Faculty of psychology, Psychology and pedagogy of work with gifted children master program

Saule Akhmetkaliyeva 

Art Teacher
Semey State Pedagogical Institute, 1989

Courses and Workshops:

2011- “Personality-oriented education and principles of directing activity of the subject unions”, Sweden

2011- “Defining the level of teachers’ communicational competence ”, Astana
2012- Center of the Pedagogical  Mastery of Teachers , trainer –couch (the 3rd basic level),Astana
2012- Center of the Pedagogical  Mastery of Teachers, trainer-couch (the 2nd basic level), Astana

Lizbeth Abadía-Klinge

Visual Arts Teacher
The National University in Colombia, Master of Plastic Arts, 

Specialization in Pottery and Ceramics, National University of Colombia

Specializations in Art History, Museum of Museums

Nationality: Colombian

“Strong teachers don’t teach content; Google has content. Strong teaching connects learning in ways that inspire kids to learn more and strive for greatness.” ~Eric Jensen

Certificates and Diplomas:

2009 - IB DP Visual Arts 1
2010 - Arts MYP
2010 - IB Examiner Visual Arts DP since
2011 - IB DP Visual Arts 2
2011 - IB Academy 2011 / Workshop leader, member of evaluation visit team, consultant
2011 - IB Moderator Arts MYP since 2011
2012 - Pilot implementation of the new electronically assessment of Visual Arts IBDP
2013 - Participant in developing the “MYP: The Next Chapter”
2013 - Pilot implementation for Arts in MYP
2014 - Upskilling IB Learning to facilitate online
2014 - Upskilling PAI: el siguiente capítulo para responsables de taller (1)
2014 - Upskilling Taller de perfeccionamiento del PAI: Grupos de asignaturas.

Rider John Stephen
Drama teacher
Consultant - Cambridge University Press for Drama
BSc Physics - Gordon University
BA - Theatre - Rose Bruford College, Surrey, UK


2012 - Workshop Leader - The Reluctant Differentiator (Differentiation Professional Development)
2011 - Workshop Leader - Theatre Sound and Light for Non-Theatre People 

Aigul Tolegenova

Teacher of Design
I. Altynsarin Pedagogical Institute

Workshops and courses:

2014- IB MYP Programme Workshop “Category 1: Design”, Astana
2014- Design in MYP, Astana
2014- Lesson study, Astana
2013- “Methods of teaching”, Astana
2013- “Development of talent of children”, Astana


Dastan Bokashev

Laboratory Technician


Sabyrzhanova Madina


Teacher’s assistant


S. Seifullin Kazakh Agrotechnical University, bachelor of art