8D013 Pedagogy and methods of primary education

Persons who have mastered the doctoral education program (3 years) and have defended a doctoral dissertation are awarded the degree of PhD in the specialty 8D013 Specialty - Pedagogy and methodology of elementary education. Doctoral students who have chosen the scientific and pedagogical directions: improve their theoretical, practical and individual training; form the research work in the pedagogical direction and preparation for professional activity, combining theory and practice; have professional knowledge and practical skills in the field of pedagogy and psychology; have skills in organizing, planning and implementing an integrated research process; He is skilled in the critical analysis, evaluation and synthesis of new and complex ideas. Future doctoral students study the scientific organization of labor, systemic knowledge in the research direction, form the ability to organize, plan and implement the process of scientific research; ability to plan and predict the results of the study; the ability to contribute their own original research to expand the boundaries of the scientific field, which may deserve publication at the national and international level.

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Key disciplines which you will study:


Actual issues of modern science

  • Science and its role in modern society.
  • Basic concepts of modern science.
  • Main trends in the development of modern science.
  • Tendencies of integration, informatization, synergism.
  • Scientific school as a form of training scientists.
  • The concept of "paradigm". Stages of development of science. Modern educational paradigms
  • Modern education development in Kazakhstan.
  • Issues of inclusive education.
  • Innovative activity in the educational process.
  • Directions of modernization education systems in Kazakhstan.
  • Integration of education systems in Europe, Kazakhstan, Russia. Kazakhstan and the Bologna process
  • Methodology and research methodology

  • • Formation of the methodology of science.
  • Methodological foundations of pedagogical research
  • Structure and typology of scientific research.
  • Scientific research: its essence and features.
  • Application of logical laws and rules in scientific research
  • The logic of the process of scientific research.
  • Method of scientific knowledge: the essence, content, basic characteristics.
  • Pedagogical experiment: its essence and features.
  • Planning and organization of the experiment.
  • Development requirements criterial apparatus of scientific research.
  • Interpretation and testing of research results.
  • Work on the manuscript of scientific research. Methods of preparing a doctoral thesis.
  • Professional competence of the teacher

  • The essence of the professional competence of the teacher.
  • Levels, criteria for professional competence.
  • Stages of professional competence formation.
  • Types of professional competence.
  • Professional competence of the teacher and its structure

  • You will be able to work:

    (PhD) Ph.D., educated in 8D013 Specialty - Pedagogy and methods of primary education, can work as a specialist of different levels in the following fields:
    • research activities (research institutes, higher educational institutions, pedagogical colleges, education management departments);
    • educational activities (institutes of advanced training and retraining of personnel in the educational system; higher educational institutions, etc.).


    Our address:

    Dean's office of pedagogical faculty:
    Address: Karaganda, Karbyshev St., 7, building No. 11, office No. 209
    Phone number: 35-11-55 e-mail: pf_ksu@mail.ru