This research project aims to explore the relationship between national identity, attitudes towards gender roles and medium of instruction in the Kazakhstani context.
Missing generation of the disabled children of independent Kazakhstan (1991-2021)
This research discusses the violation of the right to education of disabled children in Semipalatinsk in the context of the post-Cold War. The author argues that there was a missed generation of children with disabilities of the 90s, as they did not have or had limited access to education.
Gender, language and social inequalities in the textbooks on the History of Kazakhstan
The research explores how gender and social inequities are produced by a language in school textbooks on the History of Kazakhstan. Particularly, textbooks in the Kazakh and Russian languages are compared. Using the multimodal approach to discourse analysis, we investigate how texts and images interplay to represent gender for school children.
The role NGOs play in education sector within post-conflict and crisis context
This study explores the work of local NGOs within the education sector and the contribution education makes towards peacebuilding and social cohesion in Kazakhstan.
The politics of languages in education: issues of access to education and labour market participation of minority ethnic groups in Kazakhstan
This research aims to investigate the influence of different language policies and reforms on educational and the economic situation of minority groups, specifically of Uzbek groups in Kazakhstan since gaining independence.