The chair of pedagogics of the Kazakh National university of al-Farabi, was founded on January, 12th, 1940. In present time the chair it, renamed into the chair of the general and ethnic pedagogics. It is one of the oldest chairs which is carrying that train the experts of a pedagogical profile. Its formation and development covers the long period: from occurrence of chair as a part of historikal-philological faculty and prouding of pedagogical specialities for university, till the opening of specialities «Pedagogics and psychology», «Social pedagogics and self-knowledge» and expansion of a field of educational activity in multilevel system «a bachelor degree – master’s degree studies PhD doctoral ».
Mass character of pedagogical specialities, quality of teaching and the steady educational policy success and preservation of traditions of chair.
The formation of Chair has been realized along the with development of university, the Kazakhstan psychological-pedagogical thought, pedagogical culture, and education as a whole. Leaders of a pedagogical science, outstanding public figures such as Shakir Kokymbaevich Kokymbaev headed, Tulegen Tazhibaevich Tazhibaev, Abdyhamit Ibneevich Sembaev, Kartbaj Bekenovich Berzhanov, Hasen Kuandykovich Argynov, Boris Zharkenovich Sadykov, Gulnaz Kenzhetaevna Ahmetov, Zauresh Abdrazakovna Isaeva. Had been heading the chair in different years.
Doctors of pedagogical sciences, and professors as K.B.Zharikbaev, worked as Z.R.Bashirova, A.T.Tabyldiev, N.A.Asanov, etc. warked at the chair.
Outstanding teachers, visible scientists such as N.D.hop, K.Z.Kozhahmetova, A.K.Kusainov, S.T.Taubaeva, I.R.Halitova, K.Z.Aganina were invited to teach, to the chair of.
Sinse the formation the chair has trained experts of high professional level for formation and other spheres of a public life. Our graduates work in many corners of the country and behind its limits. The stuff are highly creative, responsive and the chair proudest the fundamental pedagogical education in following directions:
Common cultural and socially-humanitarian ("Pedagogics" in the block of general educational disciplines for all specialities of university).
Professional: training of the future teachers, «school of Pedagogics», "Ethnopedagogics" in the block of professional disciplines for bachelor degree specialities)
Scientific and pedagogical: training of scientific and pedagogical shots in a magistracy ("Pedagogics" for all specialities of a magistracy)
Special psychological-pedagogical: according to the speciality curricula «050103 – Pedagogics and psychology», «6N0103 – Pedagogics and psychology» for master’s degree, experimental program for PhD «Management in an education sphere».
Special social-pedagogical: «5V012300-social pedagogics
The following centers function all the chair:
Scientific-innovative centre of educational researches
School of the young scientist
Student's scientific organisation of "Logos"
Student's educational theatre
Collection «Bulletin Treasury: a series Pedagogical sciences.