International Educational Fair 2018-2019 in the Republic of Kazakhstan
Director of the Ukrainian State Center for International Education, Olena Shapovalova, is in the Republic of Kazakhstan now.
On the 10th of November, 2018 the opening ceremony of the International Education Fair 2018-2019 was held in Astana. The Minister of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan opened the International Education Fair 2018-2019 with greeting word.
On the 12-13th of November, 2018 the Fair was held in Aturau, now the delegation works in Shymkent, and on the 17th of November it will arrive to Almaty.
During the Fair, Director of the Center Dr. Olena Shapovalova met with Minister of Education and Science of Kazakhstan Mr.Erlan Sagadiev and President of the Center for International Educational Programs Mr. Zhanbolat Meldeshov (Scholarship of the President of Kazakhstan “Bolashak”). The Kazakh side confirmed their readiness to expand educational cooperation between our countries. It was agreed, that the Republic of Kazakhstan will pay much more attention to scholarship programs with Ukraine next year. The Ukrainian side emphasized on the Interstate agreement existing since 2010 between the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine and the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan about cooperation in the educational and scientific fields, according to which Ukraine annually provides an equivalent exchange of students for full-time education: under the bachelor’s program – 30 persons and Master’s degree – 10 persons.
Visit to the Republic of Kazakhstan
Delegation of the Ukrainian State Center for International Education is visiting the Republic of Kazakhstan now. Already, Director of the Ukrainian State Center for International Education Olena Shapovalova participated in the II International scientific-practical conference “Development of social partnership for children’s interests” in Astana.
The meeting with the Head of JSC “Center for International programs” (scholarship of the President of the Republic of Kazakhstan, “Bolashak” ) Mr. Zhanbolat Meldeshov was held.
In addition, Olena Shapovalova together with Ambassador of Ukraine in the Republic of Kazakhstan Mr. Ivan Kuleba, Ukrainian diplomats, representatives of Ukrainian community and students from 47th Ukrainian Gymnasia in Astana wrote the Dictation of National Unity, dedicated to the Day of Ukrainian language.
In general, there is an intensive program planned for the visit to Kazakhstan, including visiting of many cities and participating in the International Education Fair.
The working meeting concerning the crossing of the state border of Ukraine by international students was held
On 01.11.2018 in the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine the working meeting concerning the crossing of the state border of Ukraine by international students was held. Representatives of the Ministry of Education and Science of Ukraine, Ukrainian State Center for International Education, State Border Guard Service of Ukraine, State Migration Service of Ukraine, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Security Service of Ukraine took part in this meeting.
A number of important questions concerning the entry to Ukraine by international enrollees and students, immigration issues, questions concerning the reception of the temporary residence permits for international students in Ukraine were discussed.
Also, a problematic question concerning the taking of pictures for the temporary residence permits in turban for Sikh students because of their religious beliefs was raised.
As a result, it was decided to create a common working group concerning the regulation and solution of real problems, connected with coming and living for international students in Ukraine.