Minister of Education reported to Tokayev on preps for academic year
The head of state received the Minister of Education and Science Askhat Aimagambetov. Kassym-Jomart Tokayev heard a report on the progress of instructions for development of education and science and on preparations for the academic year, Kazpravda.kz reports with reference to the press service of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
The President was informed about the ongoing organizational activities and measures designed to return to the traditional format of training.
The Minister presented data on the preparation of the National Project "Bilimdi Ult" and the execution of the instructions of the Head of State, voiced in the Address and at the meetings of the National Council of Public Trust. 43% of the instructions of the NCPT concern education and science. Within the framework of the Reading School project, the work of school libraries is being reformatted and the fiction and children's literature is being purchased. Also, work is underway to support children with special needs.
Askhat Aimagambetov reported on the work to strengthen the ministry with professional personnel, including graduates of the world's leading universities and members of the youth personnel reserve.
Kassym-Jomart Tokayev was informed on the execution of the order to close the unscrupulous universities.
The head of state instructed the minister to strengthen work in this direction and consider the issue of introducing legislative amendments to simplify the procedure for revoking licenses from unscrupulous universities and introducing their validity periods.
The President noted the importance of increasing the salaries of employees of state universities from September 1 of this year.
Kassym-Jomart Tokayev also instructed to develop measures to support the winners of the International Olympiads among schoolchildren.