SUPERVISORY BOARD

The Supervisory Board is an elected collegial body composed of representatives of the academic community, accreditation bodies, and employers.

The Supervisory Board is responsible for determining the Agency's priorities and long-term plans, as well as approving IQAA's development strategies.

 
kulekeev

Professor Zhaksybek A. Kulekeyev

Chairman of the IQAA Supervisory Board

Public figure of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Knight of the Order of Barys III degree, professor, member of the Supreme Council under the President of the RK on reforms, member of the Center for Analysis and Monitoring of Socio-Economic Reforms of the Presidential Administration of the RK, member of the Higher Scientific-technical Commission under the Government of the RK, Adviser to the Chairman of the Board of JSC NC "KazMunayGas", Ex-Minister of Education and Science of the RK.

Education: Kazakh State University, Faculty of Mechanics and Applied Mathematics (1979).

Work experience:

  • Lecturer, Associate Professor, Head of the Department of the Almaty Institute of National Economy (1979 - 1995);
  • Deputy Chairman, Chairman of the National statistical Agency of Kazakhstan (1995 - 1999);
  • Minister of Economy of the Republic of Kazakhstan (1999 - 2002);
  • Chairman of the Audit Committee of the Republic of Kazakhstan (2002 - 2003);
  • Minister of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan (2003 - 2004);
  • Academy of Public Administration under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan (2005 - 2006);
  • First Vice-President of JSC "NC "KazMunayGas" (2006 - 2007);
  • President of JSC "NC "Kazakhstan Temir Zholy" (2007 - 2008);
  • Advisor to the General Director of JSC "Kazakh Institute of Oil and Gas" (2010 - 2014);
  • Advisor to the General Director of the Institute of Technology for the Production and Drilling of JSC "NC "KazMunayGas" (2014 - 2021);
  • Advisor to the Chairman of the Management Board of JSC NC "KazMunayGas" (from 2021 to the present);
  • Member of the Center for Analysis and Monitoring of Socio-Economic Reforms of the Presidential Administration of the Republic of Kazakhstan (2020 - present);
  • Member of the Supreme Council under the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan on reforms, member of the Higher Scientific-technical Commission under the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan (2021 - present).

Scientific works, publications: author of more than 10 books and monographs, more than 100 articles.

 

Members of The IQAA Supervisory Board

Takir Ospanovich Balykbayev

Takir O. Balykbayev

Professor, Candidate of Physical and Mathematical Sciences, Doctor of Pedagogical Sciences.

Work experience:

  • S.M. Kirov Kazakh State University - trainee researcher (1980-1982);
  • M.V. Lomonosov Moscow State University - postgraduate student (1982-1985);
  • Assistant, Senior lecturer, Associate Professor, Deputy Dean of S.M. Kirov Kazakh State University (1985-1994);
  • Republican Testing Center - Deputy Director (1994-1995);
  • Republican Center for New Educational Technologies in Education - Head of the laboratory (1996-1997);
  • Ministry of Education, Culture and Health, Head of the Sector (1998-1999);
  • National Center for State Standards of Education and Testing - Chief Project Manager (2000-2001);
  • Vice-Rector for Educational and Methodological Work of the Kazakh National Agrarian University (2001-2003);
  • Director of the National Center for State Standards of Education and Testing (2003-02.2007);
  • Chairman of the Committee on Supervision and Certification in the Field of education and Science of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan (13.02.2007 - 09.2007);
  • President of the Kazakh National Academy of Education named after Y.Altynsarin (09.2007 - 2011);
  • Rector of the Kazakh University of Technology and Business (08.2011 - 01.2013);
  • Rector of the International Academy of Business (14.01.2013 -11.2013);
  • Vice-Minister of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan (13.11.2013 -08.2016);
  • Administration of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - Head of the sector (07.2016 -06.2017);
  • Rector of the Kazakh National Pedagogical University named after Abai (from 06.2017 - 2021);
  • Director of LLP "Central Asian Regional Glaciological Center under the auspices of UNESCO" of the Ministry of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Kazakhstan (from 2021 to the present).

Awards and achievements:

  • Honorary certificate of the Ministry of education of the Republic of Kazakhstan (1993);
  • Honorary diploma of the Republic of Kazakhstan (2006);
  • Jubilee Medals of the Republic of Kazakhstan;
  • Honorary title of the Republic of Kazakhstan "for merits in the development of Science of Kazakhstan" (2007);
  • Badge of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan "S. Altynsarin" (2009);
  • Knight of the Order of Parasat (2018).

Publications: author of more than 140 scientific articles, 5 monographs, textbooks and manuals, more than 10 standards and 20 instructions on education and testing.

Kalanova Sholpan Murtazovna

Sholpan M. Kalanova

Professor, Candidate of Chemical Sciences, Doctor of Pedagogical Sciences, President of the Independent Agency for Quality Assurance in Education

Education: Kazakh Chemical and Technological Institute (diploma with honors), chemical engineer-technologist (1966 - 1971). Postgraduate study at the Institute of Organic Catalysis and Electrochemistry of the Kazakh Academy of Sciences (1973-1976 г.).

International internships: Humboldt University (Berlin, 1978-1979), Indiana University in Bloomington (2001), KOICA Agency in South Korea (2002).

Academic degrees and titles: Candidate of Chemical Sciences (1977), Associate Professor (1982), Doctor of Pedagogical Sciences (Moscow State Pedagogical University, 1999). Professor of the Higher Attestation Commission of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan (2001).

Work experience:

  • Vice-rector for Educational work: the Kyzylorda Institute of engineers of agricultural production, Zhambyl State University, Taraz State University named after M. H. Dulati (1992 - 2001);
  • Deputy Director of the Department of state inspection and monitoring, Deputy Director of the Administrative Department of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan (2001 - 2006);
  • Director of the National Accreditation Center MOES RK (2006 - 2008);
  • President of the Independent Kazakhstan Agency for Quality Assurance in Education (2008 - 2009);
  • Deputy Head of the Centre for Strategic Research and Analysis of the Presidential Administration of the Republic of Kazakhstan (2009 - 2011);
  • President of JSC "Information-analytic center" MES RK (2011 - 2013);
  • President of the Independent Agency for Quality Assurance in Education (IQAA) (2013 - present).

Scientific works, publications: author and co-author of 3 monographs, 4 textbooks, 6 standards and more than 170 scientific and methodological articles.

Awards: awarded the jubilee medal "10 years of the Constitution of the Republic of Kazakhstan", badges: "Excellent Student of Education of the Republic of Kazakhstan" (1995), "Honorary Worker of Education of the Republic of Kazakhstan" (2004), "Ybyray Altynsarin" (2005); knight of the Order "Kurmet" (2021).

Maiki

Maiki Udam

PhD, Manager of the Department of Higher Education Policy and Regulation of the Ministry of Education and Knowledge of Abu Dhabi (UAE)

Work experience:

  • Head of the Division for Higher Education in the Ministry of Education and Research of Estonia (1998 - 2001);
  • Head of the Office of Academic Affairs at Tallinn University of Technology (2002 - 2009);
  • Consultant for National Qualification Framework (NQF) in the Consulate of European countries (2008 – 2009);
  • Expert in Bologna Process in Estonia (2009 - 2013);
  • A short-term expert in a joint project of Finland and Estonia on Development of Quality Assurance Systems (2012 - 2014);
  • Director of International Cooperation and Development at Estonian Quality Agency for Higher and Vocational Education (EKKA) (2009 – 2018);
  • Director of the Board of the International Network for Quality Assurance Agencies in Higher Education (INQAAHE) (2015 - 2018);
  • Quality Manager of the University of Tartu (2018 - 2021);
  • Manager of the Department of Higher Education Policy and Regulation, Ministry of Education and Knowledge of Abu Dhabi (UAE)(2021 - present).

Research studies, publications: Dr Maiki Udam published more than 15 articles. She is a contributor and a coordinator of research projects and ENQA projects: "Transparency of European Higher Education through Public Quality Assurance Reports (EQArep)", "Internal Quality Assurance Assessing Impact: Using External Reviews and Evaluations in Internal Quality Assurance".

Certificates: She is a holder of professional development certificates issued by international organizations.

tasmaganbetov

Gani M. Tasmaganbetov

Director of "EL DEVELOPMENT" LLP in Astana, Representative of Employers

Education: Shinshu University, Nagano, Japan (2005); Master`s degree holder of Hitotsubashi University in Tokio, Japan (2007).

Work experience:

  • Head of the Department for International Collaboration and Cooperation of International Organizations at the Department for International Relations in the Ministry of Economics and Budget Planning of the Republic of Kazakhstan (2007 - 2008);
  • Consultant at the Committee for Economic Reforms and Regional Development of the Mazhilis Chamber of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan (2008 - 2009);
  • Expert, Consultant and Head of the Division at the Center for Strategic Projects and Analysis by the Administration of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan (2009 - 2012);
  • Deputy Akim of Aktobe, Head of the State Institution "Bureau of Economics and Budget planning in Aktyubinsk region" (2012 - 2015);
  • Director of the Regional Chamber of Entrepreneurs of Astana (2015 - 2018);
  • Director of "EL DEVELOPMENT" LLP of Astana (2018 - present).