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1. VIZ VAVAV VEDUCATION & CAREER16" INTERNATIONAL EDUCATIONAND CAREER EXHIBITION I ""9-11 APRIL 2015KAZAKHSTAN/ ALMATY 2. HIGHLIGHTS ON KAZAKHSTAN The Republic of KazakhstanKazakhstan,ofcially the Republic of Kazakhstan, is a transcontinental country located in Central Asiaand Eastern Europe.With an area of 2.7 million square kilometers (1.05 million sq.mi),Kazakhstan is the ninth-largest country and the largest landlocked country in the world. It is neighbored clockwise from the north by Russia,China,Kyrgyzstan,Uzbekistan,Turkmenistan,and also borderson a signicant part of the Caspian Sea.Kazakhstan is ethnically and culturally diverse.Kazakhs are the largest group.Kazakhstan has 131 ethnicities,including Kazakh,Russian,Uyghur,Ukrainian,Uzbek,and Tatar.It has a population of 16.2 million,of whom around 63% percent are Kazakhs.* Kazakhstan allows freedom of religion,and many different beliefs are represented in the country./ Islam is the religion of about two thirds of the g '7 1 ~ ~-x population,and Christianity the faith of most I ~ of the remainder. The Kazakh language is the state language,while Russian is also officially used as an "equal" language (to Kazakh) in Kazakhstan's institutions.Kazakhstan is officially a presidential republic.The first and only president is Nursultan Nazarbayev.Kazakhstan is also a member of the United Nations,Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe,EuroAtlantic Partnership Council and Organization of the Islamic Conference (OIC).It is an active participant in the North Atlantic Treaty Organization Partnership for Peace program.Kazakhstan is also a member of the Commonwealth of Independent States,the Economic Cooperation Organization and theShanghai Cooperation Organization.On December 1, 2007, it was revealed that Kazakhstan has been chosen to chair OSCE for the year 2010. 3. Almaty is a nancial,business,cultural center not only for Kazakhstan,but for other neighboring countries such as Uzbekistan,Kyrgyzstan,Tadjikistan,and Turkmenistan.Almaty is the previous ofcial capital city,for the last 5 years is has been changed info a new capital of investment,business,trade and commerce not only for Kazakhstan,but also for the other Central Asian countries.The major airline companies like "Turkish Airlines","KLIW,"Lufthansa","Bl/ ll","Ethihad","Air Astana" and "TransAero" have direct flights to Almaty.Almaty offers you best hotels,restaurants,nightclubs,beautiful mountains and other facilities. EDUCATION SYSYTEM "he first stage of education in Kazakhstan is elementary (or primary) school for grades through four.he second is secondary school for middle grades from five through nine.Upon graduation from secondary school students are given the choice of either continuing to attend the same school or entering the vocational or technical school.Having completed ones secondary education,one can either become a part of work force or go on college (institution of higher IearningInstitute). 4. Students may get free of charge higher education in higher educational institution and the limited number of the state grants is given each academic year on a competitive base.The system of higher education prepares highly skilled experts on various industries.Today the young people of Kazakhstan have opportunity to choose and acquire various types of education in Kazakhstan and abroad and buildtheirlives accordingtotheirambitions. The government of Kazakhstan has announced that 3000 young Kazakhs will this year avail of a state backed foreign study.The bursaries are worth between 50 000$ and 90 0008 (depending on the host country and university's status) and cover all education- related expenses. This 201 4year we have 134 648 graduates preparing to get higher education,64% ofthat (87000) are preparingto get education in local universities.Other 20% are preparing to get education abroad.In general about 47 000 people are leaving the country to get education abroad.Please see scheme. More than 47 000 Kazakhstani people choosing education abroad- .. .. .. v .. .I .. . ,vvvvvvvvvvvv or nnu


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