IV EURASIAN FORUM OF HIGHER EDUCATION LEADERS "Graduate of the XXI century: the key competencies and the modern labor market"
From 10 to 12 June of 2015 in Astana in Nazarbayev University was held IV Eurasian Forum of higher education leaders "Graduate of the XXI century: the key competencies and the modern labor market". The main topics of the Forums' sessions were: "Global Skills", "Employment: personal aspirations and skills of graduates in terms of economic diversification", "Universities, employers and society: a partnership for mutual success", "Technical skills: through training or practice?", "Stages of adaptation: school, university, production". The forum was attended by Minister of Education and Science of the RK A.Sarinzhipov, president of the Association of Universities of Kazakhstan R.Alshanov, an international expert in the field of higher education Jamil Salmi (Morocco), Cambridge university Dean of the Faculty of Education Jeff Hevard, Nazarbayev University President Shigeo Katsu and others. Presentations of Forum speakers were devoted to discussion of the concept of youth employment. According to the participants of the Forum set of skills which will be needed in the future will differ from those that were in the past. The concept of the University should be reconstructed so as to become an integral part of the continuously changing network of like-minded institutions worldwide. The Forum was attended by the first vice-rector - vice-rector for educational and methodical work c.e.sc., professor Bugubaeva R.O. and Director of the Department of Strategic Development d.p.sc., professor Mulikova S.A.