Tuesday 02 November 2021 -
15:00 to 18:00
Nur-Sultan time, Kazakhstan

By building stronger international connections, Going Global Partnerships strengthens higher education system, enables research collaboration, internationalises institutions, assists in removing barriers to transnational education, enables networking, enhances student outcomes and supports inclusion.

Under the umbrella of the UK-Kazakhstan Inter-Governmental Commission, the British Council is organising a face to face and online Policy Forum devoted to the promotion of transnational education (TNE) in Kazakhstan. This is designed and delivered in partnership with UK Department for International Trade, and the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan. The results of the Forum will be integrated into the IGC bilateral protocol. The Forum will be followed up by match-making exercises organised by DIT and future networking platforms for leaders in Higher Education organised by British Council. 

Forum Objectives:

  1. Promote the development of transnational education between Kazakhstan and the UK.
  2. Identify changes in higher education systems and support transnational education.
  3. Develop networking between universities in Kazakhstan and the UK (joint projects, exchange of experience, etc.).

The forum will be held in a mixed format (offline + online) with up to 30 participants face-to-face as well as streamed online to 50+ participants. 

Simultaneous translation in English, Russian and Kazakh will be provided.

Please, register to get a ZOOM link to take part in the FORUM:

Forum participants:

Vice-Minister of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the UK Ambassador, the UK Department of International Trade, Country Director British Council Kazakhstan, CMP, Association of Universities of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the UKI (UK Association of Universities), universities from both the UK and Kazakhstan, the UK and Kazakhstan experts on transnational education.

The forum consists of a one-hour plenary session and three workshops focused on the tools and mechanisms for transnational education that could operate between the UK and Kazakhstan universities. The workshops will help identify new ways for university cooperation in academic research and mobility, understand the funding opportunities in the UK and Kazakhstan HE sectors, and discuss existing cases and future options.