The President listened to the Minister’s report on the situation in education and science.
Kassym-Jomart Tokayev drew attention to the need to further improving the quality of higher education and reducing the gap in the quality of education in urban and rural schools. The President also noted the importance of taking measures to increasing the coverage of children with additional education, as well as conducting active educational work in school.
President Tokayev stressed that it is necessary to solve the problems of emergency and three-shift schools together with the regional governors, and to carry out a timely overhaul of educational institutions.
In addition, the President instructed to take measures to modernize the system of financing and management of the scientific sphere, increase funding for science, and improve the efficiency of training scientific personnel.