Language Acquisition Department

Zauresh Sugurbayeva 

Head of Department
Russian language and literature teacher

K.Zhubanov Aktobe Pedagogical Institute, 1992
K.Zhubanov Aktobe Pedagogical Institute, 2001

Workshops:

2013 - Use of informational educational system in NIS, Astana
2013 - “IB MYP standards and experiences”, Astana, Perm State Humanitarian Pedagogical University
2013 - “IB MYP standards and experiences”, Ljubljana, Slovenia, Perm State Humanitarian Pedagogical University
2014 - “Writing and Speaking skills”, Astana, Cito
2014 - "Language Acquisition (generic): Implementing the MYP Curriculum", MYP-Category-1, Astana
2014 - Business ethics, Astana, NISA
2014 - Expert seminar on Lesson Study: Innovation of Collaborative Teachers Learning", Astana

Elvira Rakhmetova

Head of Department
Teacher of English

Semey State Pedagogical Institute, 2008
Specialty: Foreign language: 2 foreign languages
ShakarimSemey State University, 2010
Specialty: Economist

Workshops:

2008 – Management in Education, USA, Semey
2008 – StrategicDevelopment of Economy Program, USA, Semey
2009 – Inspiring Learners, Enhancing Teaching, Macmillanseminar, Semey
2010 – Information Technology in Teaching using Interactive Whiteboard, Semey
2010 – Technology of the Activity Methodof "School 2000 ..." as means of Formation of Student Key Competencies, Semey
2011 – New Methods in Organizing the English Lesson, USA, Semey
2012 – Using IT in Teaching the English Language, Astana
2012 – Innovative Approaches of Teaching English, Semey
2013 – In-Service Training Programme for the Pedagogic Staff of the Republic of Kazakhstan (third level), Ust-Kamenogorsk
2014 – Classroom Management System, Astana
 

Borlykbayeva Raikhan

Teacher of English Language

Kazakh University of International Affairs and World Languages named after Ablai khan, Almaty, 2007-2010

Nazarbayev University, Astana
Master of Science "Leadership in Education", 2016

Workshops:

2013 - DP CAS Category 1 Workshop, Germany, Berlin
2013 - InterCAS Latin America, Latin America, Colombia, Medellin
2014 - Online course on writing and evaluating ToK essay (category 3) IB organization
2014 - Seminar-Training « Conflict resolution» NIS, Astana
2015 - Online course on teaching English language “B” (category 2), IB organization
2016 - Basic level course, Astana

Кристин Родос

Teacher of English Language

Tools such as, Managebac, Padlet, Edmodo and the Internet to research and document teaching and learning. Working in a small school setting I have been fortunate to work in small working groups to collaboratively plan both horizontally and vertically.
Employment History:
Oct 2016 - June 2017 ISA International School Guangzhou, China
MYP Language A English Teacher, MYP & EAL
Coordinator, Head of Department MYP English
Jan 2009 – June 2016 Kerang Technical High School, Australia
Years 8, 9, 10 & 11 English Classroom Teacher
Jan 2008 – Dec 2008 Lyndale Secondary College Melbourne, Australia
Years 8: SOSE/English Classroom Teacher

Assima Rysbergen

Teacher of English Language

Semey State Pedagogical Institute
Gyeongsang National University

Workshops:

2011 - «A Unique Education System of Human Resourse Development for Sustainable Growth of Economy: A global experience», Semey
2011 - «Tax Morale as a financial Background for the Development of Science», Semey 
2014 - "Middle Years Programme" Сategory 1, "Language Acquisition: Implementing MYP curriculum", Astana   
2014 - "Middle Years Programme" Category 3, "Action in MYP", Luiblyana, Slovenia 
2014 - "Language acquisition: Teaching MYP, online category 1 
2014 -  CITO programme, Astana 
2015 - IELTS - 7.0

Tatyana Mashinets 

Teacher of English Language
Tselinograd Pedagogical Institute

Workshops:

2012 - Moderator of the  teaching improvement for teachers of the RK courses, on behalf of Republican Center “Daryn” 
2011 - 2012 - Summer educational courses for children (Great Britain, the USA) 
2011 - Work during the cultural-learning shift for children at the republican scientific-practical center “Daryn” 
2011 - Participation in the workshop “Teaching grammar and vocabulary in context”, edition “Longman” 
2011 - Short term courses “Informational technologies in the science and education” at the center of improving of teachers’ qualification of workers of education of the Russian Federation 
2011 - Participation in the seminar “Developing Speech” at the USA Embassy 2012, December – a member of the jury at rayon Olympiad of the English language, on behalf of the republican center “Daryn” 
2013 - Teacher-lecturer at school of the young specialists at the City department of the Education, Astana

Zhanara Nurmaganbetova

Teacher of English Language

Sh. Ualikhanov Kokshetau State University 2008-2011
Bachelor of Education (foreign languages)
Speciality: “Foreign languages: two foreign languages” (English, German)

Nazarbayev University, Astana, 2013-2014
Master of Science in Educational Leadership

Workshops:

2011 - Diploma of young teachers contest for VET system "My profession", Petropavlovsk
2012 - Certificate of completion professional development of RK pedagogical workers on 3rd level programme, Petropavlovsk 
2013 - 2nd prize in regional olimpiad for English language teachers 

2014 - Collection "A heart given to children, the best workers of RK" 
2014 - Certificate of scientific-research center "The youth" and UN children's fund (UNICEF) on conducting consultations with children, teenagers and youth, Astana
2014 - participation in international conference «SEE Into the Future: Skills, Entrepreneurship and Employment in the 21st century», Astana 
2015 - The winner of Microsoft Innovative Educator Expert Program for 2015

 

Aina Nurtanova

Teacher of English Language

Karaganda State University

Workshops:

2013 - “Conflict Management” training seminar, NISA Astana

 

Joseph O’Connell

Teacher of English Language

Bachelor of Arts (History & Secondary Education, minor in English)
Wheaton College (Wheaton, IL, USA) (2004)

Masters of Arts (Classical Liberal Arts, Great Books Curriculum)
St. John’s College (Annapolis, MD, USA) (2007)

Workshops:

2017 - "Middle English Literature" (Oxford University Dept. of Continuing Education)
2014 - Language Acquisition: Implementing the MYP Curriculum (IBO)
2013 - TEFL Certificate International TEFL Academy, Chicago, USA.

 

Philippe Mathieu Language

Teacher of English and Theory of Knowledge

University of Cambridge, United Kingdom, B.A. (Hons) in Theology and Religious Studies, 1990
University of Cambridge, United Kingdom, M.A. in Theology and Religious Studies, 1994

IBO Philosophy Examiner, Paper 3, 2013
University of Cambridge, United Kingdom, CELTA English Language Teaching Certificate, 2014
International Baccalaureate Experience

Workshops:

Teacher and advisor of TOK, Extended Essay, Academic Skills, Personal and Career Counselling for Oxford Study Courses, 2013, 2014, 2015

Gulnafis Kusherbayeva 

Teacher-Expert
Kazakh language teacher

1986-1991 – Kazakh State University after S.M.Kirov

Workshops:

2011-2014 - The certificate on completion the lecture on PD of educators
2011-2012 - The Program of “Gifted Education” Astana, Nazarbayev Univeristy JSC "Nazarbayev Intellectual Schools"
2011 - Effective Language teaching - Methodology and Practice International seminar for teachers, "Miras", Astana
2011 - Intensive English language courses, Nothern Ireland, Belfast
2011 - The program and concept of IB: The education system of Singapore, Singapore.
2012 - The Johns Hopkins University, Center for Talanted Youth and Nazarbayev Intellectual Schools certified as Trainer for The Program of "Gifted Education"
2012 - Professional development courses "Development of critical thinking skills", Uralsk
2012 - Intensive English language courses, Nothern Ireland, Belfast
2012-2014 - Seminar «Actiona Research", Astana
2012 - Time Management, workshop, Astana
2012 - Seminar with David Ripley, Diploma programme, Astana
2012 - English language for academic purposes, Astana
2012 - Techniques in teaching, assessment & Homework Design, Astana
2013 - «MYP in IB», Astana
2013 - «Conflict management», Astana
2013 - «Effective management», Astana
2013 - «Applied linguistics», Astana
2014 - "MYP Projects", Belgrad, Serbia
2014 - Certificate of attendance “Middle Years Programme” “Category - 1” “Language Acquisition: Implementing the MYP Curriculum)”,Astana
2014 - How to teach reflection. Astana
2014 - National Conference on Reading: International and local experience, Astana
2014 - "The development of gifted children", Astana
2015 - "The development of gifted children", Astana

Ayagoz Barlubayeva

Teacher-Expert
Kazakh language teacher

1996-1980 – Pedagogical Institute of Petropavlovsk
2007-2009 - Bachelor of Kazakh language and literature, Eurasian Humanitarian Institute 

Workshops:

2011 - "IB programme learning journey", Singapore
2012-2014 - Action Research workshop, Astana
2012 - Techniques in teaching, assessment & Homework Design, Astana
2012 - Language A1: Language and Literature Category 1, Astana
2012 - Language A1: Language and Literature Category 2, Astana
2012 - Intensive English language Course. International House Belfast, North Ireland
2012 - Courses on critical thinking, Uralsk
2013 - IB MYP workshop, Astana
2014 - Certificate of attendance “Middle Years Programme” “Category - 1” “Language Acquisition: Implementing the MYP Curriculum)”, Astana
2014 - National Reading Conference: International and National experience, Astana
2014 - IB Africa, Europe and Middle East Regional Conference, Rome, Italy

Tolkyn Shomshekova

Kazakh language and literature teacher, the highest category,  teacher-moderator
Zhetysu State University, Taldykorgan

Workshops:

2012 - «Certificate of in – service training. Didactic methods for learning and teaching in primary school the lower grades of basic education» University of Helsinki
2012 - «Certificate of achievement» Cito international
2012 - «Certificate of Completion. Time Menegement»
2013 - «Trainer of Teacher development programme (3 level)»
2013 - «Trainer of Teacher development programme (2 level)»
2014 - "Action in MYP", Category 3, Perm State University, Luiblyana, Slovenia

Maruyert Ziyatbek 

Kazakh language and literature teacher

K.A. Yassavi International Kazakh-Turkish University 
M.Kh. Dualru Taraz State University
Master degree in Kazakh philology: master of philology

Workshops:

2011 - IBprogramme learning journey, Singapore
2013 - "Conflict management", Astana
2014 - "Ethics in Business communication", Astana

Kabyshyeva Zhanar

Russian language and literature teacher

Semey State University
Bachelor of Law
Kazakh Humanitarian Law University in Astana

Workshops:

2014 - Training course "Innovative and pedagogical aspects in modern education" (Astana)
2014 - Training course "Information and communication technologies in professional work of the Russian language and literature teacher" (Semey)
2014 - Certificate of completion professional development of RK pedagogical workers on 2nd level programme (Semey)

Maya Asanbayeva 

Russian language and literature teacher
Zhezkazgan Pedagogical Institute, 1984

Workshops: 

2012 - Certificate – Short term courses in the framework of the holiday of Russian Slovesnost, Moscow
2012 - Certificate-training seminar “Modern Lesson: Traditions and innovations”, Republic Center of science, Astana
2012 - Certificate -“Types of work on the white Board”, institute of the improving qualification of the leading and scientific-pedagogical employees of the system of Education, Astana

 

Dametken Syzdykbayeva

Russian language and literature teacher

N.K Krupskaya Semey Pedagogical Institute 
M. Auezov Semey University

Workshops:

2012 - Third Basic degree (Cambridge University program) 
2012 - "Project teaching in forming cognitive competence of students in teaching Russian and literature”
2013 - "Assessing student learning: results and problems"
2013 - " Development of student’s competencies in Polyglossia "
2013 - " New approaches to the formation of the core competencies in teaching Russian language and literature

Klara Omarova

Teacher of Russian language and literature
Teacher of Kazakh language and literature

Petropavlovsk pedagogical institute (1982-1986)
M. Kozybayev Petropavlovsk State University (2004-2006)

Workshops:

2014 - Classroom Manaqement System (CRMS), Astana
2015 - The third level courses, Astana.
2015 - "Lanquaqe acquisition: Delivering the MYP curniculum, online courses;
2015 - "Global Contexts Workshop at Berlin Brandenburg School on 5th and 6th"
2015 - ICT courses (Mid);
2015 - English language proficiency level: Elementary APTIS B2.

 

Gaukhar Rakhimbayeva

Candidate of Philology, teacher of the Kazakh language and literature 

East Kazakhstan State University named after S.Amanzholov, 1998
High school graduate East Kazakhstan State University named after S.Amanzholov 2000. 

- Defended thesis on "folkloristics", Institute of Literature and Art named after M.Auezov, National Academy of Sciences of Kazakhstan.

 

 

 

Gulderai Kudiar 

Kazakh language and Literature teacher 

Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Kazakh philology (diploma with distinction), 2013

 

Yuliya Alibekova

Teacher of English Language 

Kokshetau State University named after Sh.Ualikhanov, 2007
Kokshetau State University named after Sh.Ualikhanov, 2009

Master of Economics, Kazakh Law University, 2015

 

 

Almagul Abubakirova

Teacher of English Language

 

 

 

Alexandra Ten

Teacher of English Language

 

 

 

 

Catherine Mclean

Teacher of English Language 

 

Bachelor of Arts in English Language and Literature
University of Western Ontario

 

Diploma in Education for English and English as a Second Language
McGill University

 

 

 

Bakhyt Abdrakhmanova

Teacher of English Language

 

 

 

Malika Abitayeva

Teacher of English Language 

 

 

 

Irina Buzova

Teacher of Russian language and literature 

 

 

 

Aruzhan Kamalova

Teacher of English Language 

 

 

 

Kazbek Sagidolla

Teacher's assistant

 

 

 

Abasheva Dina

Teacher of English

Exchange program FLEX, USA, New Jersey, 2008

Suleyman Demirel University, faculty of philology, "Two-foreign languages", Almaty, 2014

K.Zhubanov Aktobe state university, "Physics", distance learning, Aktobe, 2016

Workshops:

2015 - "3rd base level", CPM, Aktobe

2015 - "Formative Assessment on GPPW lessons", Astana

 

 

Mussagozhina Kuanysh

Assistant of English language teacher

2010–2014, Bachelor of education: Sh.Ualikhanov Kokshetau State University, «Foreign language: two foreign languages»;

2014-2016, Master of pedagogical science: L.N. Gumilyov Eurasian National University, «Foreign language: two foreign languages»;

Workshops:

December 8-20, 2014–seminars: 1. “Pedagogical innovation”, 2. “Methods of teaching”, 3. “Educational Projects”, organized by Catalonia University of Bolivia and L.N. Gumilyov Eurasian National University, Astana;

April 16-19, 2015International Conference GlobELT 2015: An International Conference on Teaching and Learning English as an Additional Language, Antalya, Turkey;

September 2-4, 2015 – International workshop «Writing research papers for journals and making your teaching and learning task-based in multilingual context», S.Seifullin Kazakh Agrotechnical University, Astana;

November 5-10, 2015 scientific internship at philology faculty at Opole University, Opole, Poland;

2015 – International competition of undergraduate and graduate students’ scientific papers on the issues of linguistic and linguodidactics, Academician Ye.A. Buketov Karaganda State University;

2016 – Workshop on digital resources British Council, Astana;

November 23-24, 2016 –International scientific-to-practical conference «Trilingual Education: National and International Experience», Astana;

November 25, 2016 – International conference «Kazakhstan in the Bologna Process: Achievements and Perspectives», Astana;

March 29, 2017– Workshop «Scopus and SciVal usage training» S.Seifullin Kazakh Agrotechnical University, Astana.

Dilara Sharipova

English teacher

Sh.Ualikhanov Kokshetau State University, faculty of philology,  «Foreign language: two foreign languages» Kokshetau, 2016

Baltic International Academy, “Translation and Interpretation”, Latvia, Riga, 2014

Pedagogical college named after Zh.Mussin, «English teacher», Kokshetau, 2013

2014- International Methodological Conference «Role of English Language Learning in the system of Education, internalization and polylingual concept development in Kazakhstan»

Suleimenova Dametay

English teacher

Eurasian Institute of Humanities, Astana, 2015.

Profession- teacher of foreign languagesEurasian Institute of Humanities, Astana, 2015.

Zhanagul Tursynova

English teacher

"Turan-Astana" University - Bachelor (Translation studies), 2011 
"Turan-Astana" University - Master Degree (Management and business administration), 2013

Workshops:

2009 - "Skills based approach to teaching English", Macmillan Kazakhstan
2009 - "Research and design activities"
2010 - "Teaching English to teenagers: Learner-based approach", EC "Alraming", PEARSON in RK
2011 - "Innovative methods of learning English language", Astana Education
2011 - "Improvement of professional skill of English teacher", IPQ
2014- "Conflict Management”course, Astana
2014- "Supporting pupils through parents' involvement in school life" course, Astana