Education is recognized as one of the most important priorities of the long-term Strategy "Kazakhstan-2050". The overall goal of educational reforms in Kazakhstan is to adapt the education system to the new socio-economic environment. The President of Kazakhstan also set the task of making the republic one of the 30 most competitive countries in the world. Improving the education system plays an important role in achieving this goal.

The organizational basis for the implementation of the state policy of the Republic of Kazakhstan in the field of education is the State Program for the Development of Education of the Republic of Kazakhstan, which provides the state policy and modernization of Kazakhstan's education.

The program is a complex of interrelated activities in terms of resources and terms, covering changes in the structure, content and technologies of education and upbringing, the management system, the organizational and legal forms of the subjects of educational activity and financial and economic mechanisms.

State Program for the Development of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan for 2020-2025 (Resolution of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan No. 988 of December 27, 2019).