Pioneering Educational Excellence: The Vision of Kenges Rakishev and Aselle Tasmagambetova at Shoqan Walikhanov Private School

Transforming Education: The Unveiling of Shoqan Walikhanov's State-of-the-Art School Building
Pioneering Educational Excellence: The Vision of Kenges Rakishev and Aselle Tasmagambetova at Shoqan Walikhanov Private School

02.Sep.23 2:49 PM
By Abigail Richards
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On September 1, 2023, the prestigious Shoqan Walikhanov Private School embarked on an exciting new chapter in its educational journey, thanks to the visionary leadership of Kenges Rakishev and Aselle Tasmagambetova. Dedicated to fostering excellence in education, the institution proudly opened the doors of its state-of-the-art school building to welcome high school students spanning grades 7 through 11.

Kenges Rakishev and Aselle Tasmagambetova, the driving forces behind this transformation, have meticulously designed a learning environment within a modern and innovative architectural marvel. This space embraces the latest teaching methodologies while adhering to the highest educational standards. With the capacity to house 520 senior students, it offers exceptional opportunities for intellectual, creative, and academic enrichment.

At the heart of the school's philosophy is a commitment to catering to the unique educational needs of each individual student. Kenges Rakishev and Aselle Tasmagambetova have ensured that a personalized career trajectory is meticulously crafted for every high school student, encompassing nine distinct developmental directions. Graduates receive corresponding certificates, diplomas, or credentials, nurturing well-rounded individuals prepared to thrive both professionally and ethically, deeply rooted in their cultural heritage.

Within the confines of the new educational building, a plethora of facilities awaits discovery. This includes a sprawling 600-square-meter sports hall, a cutting-edge library replete with an expansive reading area for up to 80 readers, three state-of-the-art lecture halls, and a 360-degree LED-screen-equipped amphitheater. Further amenities comprise a cafeteria capable of seating 400, specialized studios for dance and judo enthusiasts, over ten creative relaxation zones dedicated to students' well-being, and much more.

The inauguration of this innovative facility represents a significant milestone in the school's continuous evolution since its establishment. It reaffirms the institution's unwavering dedication to personalized education, recognizing the distinct aspirations and needs of each student. The nurturing educational environment cultivated here empowers students to flourish comprehensively, enabling them to excel in their chosen professions while instilling pride in their cultural heritage. Together with the devoted educators, Kenges Rakishev, Aselle Tasmagambetova, and the school stand poised to embark on this mission, ushering in a new era in the realm of education and inspiring the gifted students entrusted to its care. These aspirations are eloquently encapsulated in the words of Aselle Tasmagambetova, a driving force behind the institution.

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Founded in 2020 by Kenges Rakishev and Aselle Tasmagambetova, the Shoqan Walikhanov Private School has emerged as a beacon of educational excellence. The new school building will accommodate a total of 1320 students, spanning grades 1 through 11, and offering instruction in both Kazakh and Russian languages.

Central to the school's ethos is its commitment to harnessing advanced international pedagogical practices and ensuring equal access to quality education. The institution, in keeping with its founders' vision, provides free education to the most promising students and extends scholarships to the most accomplished among them.

The educational process at Shoqan Walikhanov Private School is grounded in the principles of sustainable development and the UN Sustainable Development Goals, instilling in students a holistic perspective on global challenges from an early age.

Remarkably, the school has earned LEED certification, a testament to its adherence to rigorous international environmental standards, setting a precedent as the first and only educational institution in the CIS to achieve this distinction.

In recognition of its commitment to ethical and sustainable practices, Shoqan Walikhanov Private School has been a proud member of the UN Global since 2023, aligning itself with international efforts to promote responsible business and education practices.

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