Universal Journal of Educational Research Vol. 4(5), pp. 1016 - 1023
DOI: 10.13189/ujer.2016.040511
Reprint (PDF) (257Kb)

The Peculiarities of Training in a Comprehensive School of Kazakhstan and Italy

Vincenzo Nunzio Scalcione 1,*, Almurzayeva Bibigul 2, Shynkeyeva Orynkyl 2
1 Department of Human Sciences, State University of Basilicata, Italy
2 Department of Social Pedagogics and Primary Education Aktobe Regional State University named after K. Zhubanov, Kazakhstan


Increased interest in research in the field of international education, typical for the most of the world, is largely due to trends of interdependence and mutual influence of nation-states in a period of rapid development of the processes of globalization and integration, including in public life and in education. The current stage of the modernization and consolidation of the national educational systems in the world educational space, the impact of the global structures of the integration features that determine educational policies, employment, training, strengthening the role of international organizations in setting priorities for education in the world and regions, is an objective and dynamic phenomenon. The results are related to the further development of education, international project activities covering all stages of education, the availability of the results of international comparisons and the national reports on education (PISA, OESD, CEDEFOR, ETF etc.). Currently, the established cross-cultural communication is of particular importance; it allows scientists, teachers-practitioners to present comparative picture of education systems operating in different countries with different political, economic and social systems. The international contacts in the field of scientific and pedagogical research among public universities in the region of Basilicata (Italy) and Aktobe oblast (Kazakhstan) were concluded as a part of the summer school working on "The humanities and social sciences: current problems and research directions", held in Massafra (Italy) organized by the Research Center of Eastern Europe, the University of Warmia and Mazury in Olsztyn (Poland), Higher School of Foreign Languages (Poland / Italy).The purpose of research - to conduct a chronological study of the educational systems of Kazakhstan and Italy based on the study and analysis of the legal, educational, archival documents (on an example of the Aktobe region (Kazakhstan) and the Basilicata region (Italy)). Material and methods: methods of data collection - the study, the analysis of the legal, educational, archival documents; Expedition to Italy and Kazakhstan were used to obtain the necessary data. Pedagogical research criteria are: Main criteria: 1. Legal framework. 2. School types. 3. Profile of the school (link with the choice of profession), an individual trajectory of students in high educational institution. 4. Requirements for teachers teaching in high school. 5. The social situation of students. 6. Psychological support of high school students. Special criteria: 1. General information on education systems in the region of Basilicata (Italy) and Aktobe oblast (Kazakhstan). 2. The local coordination department of the educational process. 3. Total number of students – separately, number of secondary schools in the region - separately. 4. The dominance profile in the region and their causes. 5. Basic methods and learning strategies used by teachers in the school. 6. Social and psychological aspects of the selected area. 7. Communication with universities. The results show the conceptual system of institutions of student socialization allowing to determine the level of acquired knowledge that forms the basis of their functional literacy.

Education System, High School, Student, Teacher, Profile, Functional Literacy, Assessment System

Cite This Paper in IEEE or APA Citation Styles
(a). IEEE Format:
[1] Vincenzo Nunzio Scalcione , Almurzayeva Bibigul , Shynkeyeva Orynkyl , "The Peculiarities of Training in a Comprehensive School of Kazakhstan and Italy," Universal Journal of Educational Research, Vol. 4, No. 5, pp. 1016 - 1023, 2016. DOI: 10.13189/ujer.2016.040511.

(b). APA Format:
Vincenzo Nunzio Scalcione , Almurzayeva Bibigul , Shynkeyeva Orynkyl (2016). The Peculiarities of Training in a Comprehensive School of Kazakhstan and Italy. Universal Journal of Educational Research, 4(5), 1016 - 1023. DOI: 10.13189/ujer.2016.040511.