Universal Journal of Educational Research Vol. 8(3), pp. 1017 - 1026
DOI: 10.13189/ujer.2020.080336
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Functional Literacy in the Context of Human Capital Development


Rizashah Ali 1,*, Saya Dossanova 2, Kambat Kulambayeva 1, Aigul Sadykova 1, Talgat Tazhibayev 3
1 Department of Social and Pedagogical Disciplines, Abay Myrzakhmetov Kokshetau University, Kazakhstan
2 Abay Myrzakhmetov Kokshetau University, Kazakhstan
3 Department of Pedagogy and Psychology, Abai Kazakh National Pedagogical University, Kazakhstan

ABSTRACT

This paper aims at the characterization of conditions and factors, which influence the present-day functional literacy in the context of human capital development in Kazakhstan. At present, in the conditions of modern, dynamic development, the problem of the modernization of education is being actualized as a fundamental factor in the development of a competitive nation. The main direction of the global trends in the school education system was the transition from the traditional reproductive teaching method to a new constructive, competency-based educational model. It is designed to ensure the development of cognitive activity and independence of thinking in schoolchildren, that is, it is aimed at the formation and development of the personality itself, educated, creative, competent and competitive. The paper discusses the educational improvements in Kazakhstan through developing human capital and the development of the functional literacy of schoolchildren. The authors designed and presented examples of Kazakhstan’s human capital development in comparison with other countries.

KEYWORDS
Functional Literacy, Literacy, Human Capital Development, Competences, Education

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(a). IEEE Format:
[1] Rizashah Ali , Saya Dossanova , Kambat Kulambayeva , Aigul Sadykova , Talgat Tazhibayev , "Functional Literacy in the Context of Human Capital Development," Universal Journal of Educational Research, Vol. 8, No. 3, pp. 1017 - 1026, 2020. DOI: 10.13189/ujer.2020.080336.

(b). APA Format:
Rizashah Ali , Saya Dossanova , Kambat Kulambayeva , Aigul Sadykova , Talgat Tazhibayev (2020). Functional Literacy in the Context of Human Capital Development. Universal Journal of Educational Research, 8(3), 1017 - 1026. DOI: 10.13189/ujer.2020.080336.