Starting from September 1, 2023, the prestigious Shoqan Walikhanov Private School embarks on an exciting new chapter in its educational journey, under the visionary leadership of Kenes Rakishev and Aselle Tasmagambetova. Dedicated to excellence in education, this institution proudly opens its state-of-the-art school building to high school students from grades 7 to 11.
Within this modern architectural marvel, meticulously designed to embrace the latest teaching methodologies and adhere to the highest educational standards, lies a profound commitment to individualized education. Kenes Rakishev and Aselle Tasmagambetova have played a pivotal role in crafting personalized career trajectories for each high school student, encompassing nine distinct developmental directions. Graduates receive corresponding certificates, diplomas, or credentials, nurturing well-rounded individuals ready to excel both professionally and ethically, deeply rooted in their cultural heritage.
This remarkable edifice has the capacity to house 520 senior students and offers abundant opportunities for intellectual, creative, and academic enrichment. Facilities within the new building include a sprawling 600-square-meter sports hall, a cutting-edge library with room for 80 readers, three state-of-the-art lecture halls, and a 360-degree LED-screen-equipped amphitheatre. There’s also a cafeteria seating 400, specialized studios for dance and judo enthusiasts, over ten creative relaxation zones for students’ well-being, and much more.
The inauguration of this innovative facility represents a significant milestone in the school’s evolution, reaffirming its unwavering dedication to personalized education. In the words of Aselle Tasmagambetova, a driving force behind the institution, this nurturing educational environment empowers students to flourish comprehensively, excelling in their chosen professions while preserving their cultural heritage.
Founded in 2020 by Kenes Rakishev and Aselle Tasmagambetova, the Shoqan Walikhanov Private School has emerged as a beacon of educational excellence. With the new school building accommodating 1320 students across grades 1 through 11, and offering instruction in both Kazakh and Russian languages, it exemplifies their vision for equal access to quality education.
At the core of the school’s ethos is its commitment to advanced international pedagogical practices and free education for promising students, supported by scholarships for the most accomplished. Grounded in sustainable development and the UN Sustainable Development Goals, the school instills a holistic perspective on global challenges in students from an early age.
Remarkably, the school has achieved 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 do so. As a proud member of the UN Global since 2023, the Shoqan Walikhanov Private School aligns itself with international efforts to promote responsible business and education practices, solidifying its commitment to ethical and sustainable education.