Education Initiative

The Soros Foundation-Kazakhstan has commenced work within the framework of the new Education initiative since 2019.

The activities of the Initiative will focus on the following directions:

  1. promotion (in partnership with the international network HertsCam, Cambridge, UK) of the concept of Non-positional Teacher Leadership in general education schools of the RK;
  2. support of innovative education projects which focus on the needs of schools located in towns and rural areas;
  3. development of Kazakhstani experts’ potential for work with big data so as to elaborate practice-oriented recommendations, influencing the effectiveness of education policy and practice.


For more information, and for further questions, please contact the Initiative Coordinator, Ainur Shakenova by e-mail:

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