The creation of a social environment that is intolerant of corruption and the formation of a strong immunity among young people to such negative phenomena have of paramount importance in the educational and training activities of Universities. Since 2011, the Al-Farabi KazNU, under the leadership of Rector Galym Mutanov, has been implementing the «Corruption-free University» project, which includes a whole range of anti-corruption mechanisms and technologies. During the period of quarantine and the University's transition to distance learning, anti-corruption measures have become particularly important and relevant.
Faculty of Oriental Studies of Al-Farabi KazNU, together with the Cultural Representation of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Kazakhstan and the University of Tabatabai, organized an international online course to study the Persian language and literature.
Issues of updating educational programs based on professional standards have been discussed at an online meeting of the educational and methodological association of Al-Farabi KazNU’s REMC. It was attended by representatives of the Ministry of Education and Science of Kazakhstan, Bologna Process and Academic Mobility Centre, HEIs of Kazakhstan and NCE «Atameken». The meeting was moderated by the Vice-Rector for Academic Affairs of KazNU A.Khikmetov.
On May 7-8, 2020 the Central Asian International Conference «Model UN - New Silk Way» will be held for the first time online at al-Farabi Kazakh National University, which leads for the fourth term in a row the Global Hub of the UN Academic Impact Programme for Sustainability. The event is supported by the United Nations Information Office in Kazakhstan and the Representative Office of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Kazakhstan in Almaty.
The coronavirus pandemic has made a significant difference in our lives. This year, the Republican competition «Men Zhastarga Senemin» has started in online-format. Despite the difficult situation in the country and in the world, we can observe more active student engagement. Young people from all regions of the country expressed their willingness to participate in this event.
According to the meeting Protocol of the Operational Headquarters for ensuring the state of emergency under the akimat (town council) of Almaty No. 6 dated 03.28.2020 in order to protect the life and health of citizens of the Almaty city and prevent the spread of coronavirus infection (COVID-19) for the period of the state of emergency in the city of Almaty from 00:00 hours on March 28, the following additional measures are introduced:
The Military Department of Al-Farabi KazNU has held an Online Conference with an Honored Veteran of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Major General Vladimir Petrovich Bondarenko. The Department’s trainees, commanders of educational platoons and teachers, attended the event.
The Department of Kazakh Literature and Literature Theory of the Faculty of Philology and World Languages of KazNU in the framework of the project «100 books» holds an online meeting with writers entitled «Writer’s Image». It will be dedicated to the 80th anniversary of the famous writer, honored worker of Kazakhstan, holder of the Order of «Parasat», laureate of the international literary prize «Alash», Adam Mekebayev.
By decision of the United Nations, Al-Farabi KazNU will continue to lead the Global Hub of the UN Academic Impact Program on Sustainable Development for the fourth consecutive term. This is evidence of the high international recognition of successful activities of the leading Kazakhstani University, which is making a significant contribution to realization of the goals of sustainable development.