International Conference on Contemporary Trends in Education - 2011

Venue: Nazarbayev University

Location: Astana, Kazakhstan

Event Date/Time: Nov 17, 2011 End Date/Time: Nov 18, 2011
Registration Date: Oct 30, 2011
Abstract Submission Date: Oct 16, 2011
Paper Submission Date: Oct 30, 2011
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Nazarbayev University, the Centre for Educational Policy at Nazarbayev University are delighted to announce the International Conference on Contemporary Trends in Education – 2011. The Conference will be held in Astana, Kazakhstan on November 17-18, 2011.
The purpose of the Conference is to create a discussion platform for scientists, professionals, and researchers from within and outside of Kazakhstan to share their experience, best practices and ideas on cutting edge R&D, innovations and discoveries in the field of education.
We welcome you to submit your abstracts by October 9, 2011.
The Conference papers will be published into ISBN proceedings and disseminated among the conference participants.
The Academic Conference Committee accepts papers which are not published in any other source/conference proceedings, and which are neither under consideration or submitted to any other conference or event of the similar nature.
Kazakh, English and Russian are the official languages of the conference. The proceedings will include papers in the original language of the authors: Kazakh, English and Russian.
Conference participants must register and fill out an electronic application form on the conference website.
If you wish to be a session chair, please submit your request to with the subject line: Chair for the Conference.
We are looking forward to seeing you as a participant of the International Conference on Contemporary Trends in Education – 2011.


Additional Information

Topics The topics of the Conference include but are not confined to the following fields: Enhancing management systems and ensuring the quality of education • Governance of higher education institutions: best contemporary practices; improvement of the efficiency of university management and its impact on the quality of education; development of the optimal management model • Creating a world-class university: the nature, classification, structure, models of quality control, indicators and criteria of operation • Approaches to creating a research university • Internationally recognized models of integration of education, science and industry • Innovative approaches to education quality management and their implementation mechanisms • International education quality assurance standards and recognized university management models • Monitoring, evaluation and feedback as tools for quality assurance • Requirements of the market impacting the quality of university services and the development of the most appropriate model of university management • Computerization of education management as a condition to guarantee the quality of education • Accreditation as a mechanism of quality assurance in higher education Coordination of the curricula of secondary schools and universities • University educational facilities, "School-College-University " – concepts, models, best international practices • Connection between the academic programs of secondary and higher education in the implementation of a 12-year model of secondary education • Internationally recognized models of implementing a 12 year educational system • Innovative approaches and mechanisms for the implementation of the educational process Internationalization as a strategic factor in the development of the education system • Globalization, liberalization and internationalization as factors in the development of education • Internationalization of education as a condition for increasing the competitiveness of the state educational system • Current approaches, strategies and forms of internationalization of education • Problems of internationalization of higher education in Kazakhstan and their solutions