American Councils for International Education announces the awardees of the latest round of U.S.-Kazakhstan University Partnerships Program (UniCEN) grants to support projects between the U.S. and Kazakhstan higher education institutions.
Funded by the U.S. Embassy in Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan, the projects aim to enhance curriculum and pedagogy of English and STEM teachers, and integrate English into their courses, adapt policies, practices and administrative structures for English and STEM education and adapt pedagogy and curriculum for student outcomes in those areas.
U.S. Kazakhstan University Partnerships grantees will receive up to $40,000 to launch the following projects:
|#||U.S. Institutions||Kazakhstan Institution(s)||Project Title|
|1||Indiana University-Purdue University-Indianapolis||Toraighyrov Pavlodar State University, Pavlodar Pedagogical University,|
Shakarim Semey State University, and Kokshetau Abay Myrzakhmetov University
|IUPUI-Toraighyrov University Exchange – Professional Development in Academic Writing and English for STEM Classroom|
|2||University of Minnesota-Twin Cities||M. Auezov South Kazakhstan University||English Language Integration in Higher Education Pedagogy: A Partnership Between M. Auezov South Kazakhstan University (SKU) and University of Minnesota|
|3||University of North Texas||A.Baitursynov Kostanay Regional University and Karaganda Technical University||The University of North Texas, A. Baitursynov Kostanay Regional University, and Karaganda Technical University: Creating a Partnership Program in Teaching and Learning English Language for both TESOL Training and STEM Teaching|
|4||Kansas State University||Zhangir Khan West Kazakhstan Agrarian – Technical University||Professional Development for Emerging Education Researchers: Field School in West Kazakhstan|
|5||University of Delaware||East Kazakhstan Technical University||UD-EKTU Partnership in English as Medium for Scientific Instruction and Communication|