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Supervisory Board

The Supervisory Board of the Independent Agency for Accreditation and Rating (IAAR), as a collegial body, was created to monitor the activities of the Agency through approaches directed to effectively meet the demands of society, of the state and business to improve the quality of education, to meet the requirements of national legislation and international standards in accreditation activities, and to elaborate recommendations on strategic management of the Agency's development and its key areas of activity.

The main competencies of the Supervisory Board:

  • consideration and coordination of the Agency's Strategy;
  • development of recommendations in priority areas of the Agency's activities;
  • development of recommendations and coordination of action plans for the implementation of the Agency's Development Strategy;
  • consideration of key documents on the Agency activities, submitted to the authorized body and foreign accreditation bodies, development of appropriate recommendations based on such documents;
  • review and coordination of annual reports on the Agency's activities and plans for the subsequent period;

Aitimova Byrganym Sariyevna

The Chairman of the Supervisory Board

Deputy Chairman of the Council of Senators at the Senate of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan, diplomatic rank of Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary

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Kobenova Gulzat Izbasarovna

Member of the Supervisory Board

Chairman of the Committee for Quality Assurance in Education and Science and the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Ph.D. of Historical Science, Associate Professor

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Ziyadin Aidos Sahabadinuly

Member of the Supervisory Board

Deputy General Director of the RSE "National Center of Biotechnology"

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Igor Emri

Member of the Supervisory Board

President of Slovenian Branch of the International Academy of Engineering (Slovenia), Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor, Academician of the Academy of Sciences and Arts of the Republic of Slovenia

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Kanafina Sara Zhangeldiyevna

Member of the Supervisory Board

Student of the specialty "Linguistics, literature and languages" of Nazarbayev University, Member of the Alliance of Students of Kazakhstan

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Aitimova Byrganym Sariyevna

Education:
· A.S. Pushkin Ural Pedagogical Institute (1974)
· Al-Farabi Kazakh State National University (1994)

Professional experience:
· Minister of Youth Affairs, Tourism and Sports of the Republic of Kazakhstan (1993-1996);
· Deputy of the Senate of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan (01.1996-10.1996);
· Ambassador of Kazakhstan to Israel, Ambassador to Italy (10.1996);
· Deputy Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan (14.05.2004-13.12.2005);
· Minister of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan (13.12.2005-10.01.2007);
· Permanent Representative of the Republic of Kazakhstan to the United Nations (12.02.2007-08.2013);
· Ambassador to Cuba concurrently (05.2007-08.2013);
· Ambassador to the Solomon Islands concurrently (08.2012-08.2013)

Other positions:
· Member of the CPSU (1977-1988);
· Member of the Union "National Unity of Kazakhstan";
· Member of the Political Executive Committee of the People's Congress of Kazakhstan Party (1993);
· Member of the Council of Senators at the Senate of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan (since 09/20/2019)

Elected positions, deputations:
· Deputy of the Supreme Council of the Republic of Kazakhstan of the 12th convocation (from the LKSMC) (1990), Chairman of the Committee of the Supreme Council of the Republic of Kazakhstan on Youth Affairs (1990-1993);
· Deputy of the Senate of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan (1996, appointed by the President)
· Deputy of the Senate of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan (08.2013-12.08.2019),
· Member of the Committee on International Relations, Defense and Security (17.10.2014-12.08.2019),
· Chairman of the Committee on Socio-Cultural Development and Science (09.2017-12.08.2019);
· Deputy Chairman of the Council of Senators at the Senate of the Parliament of the Republic of Kazakhstan (since 09.2019)

State and international awards, prizes, honorary titles:
· Knight of Orders: "Dostyk" II degree (12.2006), "Kurmet" (2001), "Badge of Honor" (1984)
· Medals: jubilee medal "100 years of the Komsomol" (10.2018)
· Diploma of the Presidium of the Supreme Soviet of the Kazakh SSR;
· Gratitude for active work (11.2017)

Kobenova Gulzat Izbasarovna

Education:

  • Aktobe State University named after K. Zhubanov (1994-1998), speciality "History"
  • Karaganda State University named after E. Buketov,  specialty "Jurisprudence"
  • Residency at Hokkaido University, “History of Kazakhstan” (Japan, Sapporo, 2008)
  • Advanced training at universities and research centers in Germany, Great Britain, Bulgaria, Turkey, Cuba, Azerbaijan and Kazakhstan (2000 - 2014)

 

Professional experience:

  • Deputy Director of the State Library "Library of the First President of the Republic of Kazakhstan - Elbasy" (April 16, 2018 - present)
  • Head of the Department of Higher and Postgraduate Education, Advisor to the Minister of Education and Science, Deputy Director of the Department of Preschool and Secondary Education, Deputy Director and Director of the Department of Higher and Postgraduate Education Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan (2010-2018)
  • Expert, Head of Information Department of the Ministry of Culture and Information of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Ministry of Communications and Information of the Republic of Kazakhstan (2009-2010)
  • Associate Professor of the Department of Domestic History and Historical Disciplines, Scientific Secretary, Acting Dean of the Faculty of History, Head of the Department and Science of Aktobe State Pedagogical Institute (2004-2009)
  • Professor of the Department of History of Kazakhstan, Deputy Dean of the Faculty of History of Aktobe State University named after K.Zhubanov (1998 - 2004).

 

Social work:

  • Member of the party "Nur Otan" (from 11.05.2011)
  • Deputy Chairman of the Election Commission of the polling station number 63 in Aktobe city (2005, 2007, 2009)

 

Achievements and publications:

  • Candidate of Historical Sciences, Associate Professor
  • Winner of the State Scientific Scholarship "Daryndy Zhas Maman" (2004-2006), the Republican grant "ZhOO Uzdіk Okytushysy - 2007"
  • Author of over 40 papers, 2 Masters of history were taught and supervised

 

Awards:

  • Honored Worker of Education of the Republic of Kazakhstan (2013)
  • Sign "Honorary Worker of Education of the Republic of Kazakhstan", Certificate "Kyrmet" of the  Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan (2013)
  • Medal “A.Baitursynov” for contribution to the development of higher education in the country and the fruitful work of preparing highly qualified specialists (2012)
  • Jubilee medals "20 years of Independence of the Republic of Kazakhstan" (2011), "25 years of Independence of the Republic of Kazakhstan".

Ziyadin Aidos Sahabadinuly

Education:

  • Al-Farabi Kazakh National University (2005)
  • Kazakh State Law University (2007)

 

Professional experience:

  • Deputy Head of the Central Apparatus of the party “Nur Otan” (2016 - present)
  • Deputy Director of the Department of Research and International Cooperation of the Ministry of Culture and Sport of the Republic of Kazakhstan (2014 - 2016)
  • Director of the Department of Organizational Work, Director of the Department of Strategic Planning and International Cooperation, Director of the Department of Internal Administration and International Cooperation of the Ministry of Culture and Information of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Astana city (2013-2014)
  • Head, Deputy Head of the Secretaryship of the State Secretariat of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Astana city (2012-2013)
  • Acting Deputy Minister, Head of Department, Head of Secretaryship of the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Kazakhstan (2010 - 2012)
  • Chief expert, expert of the Secretaryship of the Minister of Culture of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Astana city (2009 - 2010)
  • Expert of the 1st category of the External Relations Administration of the Administrative Department and International Cooperation of the Ministry of Culture and Information of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Astana (2008 - 2009)
  • Head of the Internal Policy Department, Chief specialist of the Regional Department of Internal Policy; Press Secretary and Chief Specialist of the Social and Political Division of the Akim's Apparatus of Kyzylorda region (2007-2008)
  • Professor at the Department of Oriental Languages of Korkyt Ata Kyzylorda State University, Kyzylorda city (2005 - 2007)

 

Achievements and publications:

  • Candidate of Political Sciences
  • Languages: Russian, Arabic (fluent)

 

 Social work:

  • Deputy Head of the Central Office of the party “Nur Otan”
  • Member of the party "Nur Otan"

 

Awards:

  • Jubilee medals "20 years of Independence of the Republic of Kazakhstan"

Igor Emri

Education:

  • Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor
  • Academician of the Academy of Sciences and Arts of the Republic of Slovenia

 

Professional experience:

  • President of Slovenian branch of the International Academy of Engineering (Slovenia)
  • Director of the Institute for Sustainable Innovative Technologies (ISIT, Slovenia)
  • Head of the Center for Experimental Mechanics at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering of the University of Ljubljana
  • Head of the Department of Mechanics of Polymers and Composites, University of Ljubljana

 

Social work:

  • Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Committee of the Association of European Research Funding Organizations (Science Europe)
  • President of the International Rheological Committee

 

Achievements and publications:

  • Doctor of Technical Sciences, Professor, Academician of the Academy of Sciences and Arts of the Republic of Slovenia
  • Chairman of the SCENIHR Committee (Scientific Committee on Emerging and Newly Identified Health Risks)
  • Visiting Professor at California Institute of Technology (Pasadena, California, USA)
  • Member of the Scientific Committee of Erasmus Mundus Interethnic and Interdisciplinary Educational Program

 

Awards:

  • Winner of the Golden Sign Award (Russia)
  • Winner of the Lazana Prize (USA) and other awards of reputable scientific organizations

Kanafina Sara Zhangeldiyevna

Achievements:

- Volunteer in the Kazakhstan Association for Sexual and Reproductive Health, author of articles in the project “Не табу” (from 2021 to the present);
- Member of the Red Crescent at Nazarbayev University, managing the Department of Blood Donation (from 2021 to the present);
- Certificate of Honor in recognition of the outstanding contribution to the development of student life and raising awareness about blood donation among students of Nazarbayev University as the head of the Blood donation Department in the Red Crescent Society;
- A letter of thanks for the support provided in the social and educational project from the public foundation “Charitable Foundation for Sustainable Development, Support and Assistance to Families with or raising children with disabilities Bakytty Shanyrak” (2021);
- A letter of thanks for the support provided in the social and educational project “I-Helper” for teaching English and mathematics children from socially vulnerable families (2021-2022);
- Internship at Manshuk Media Publishing House (February-May 2021).

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