On November 15, 2019, the Republican Forum with international participation on the topic “Digital Education: Features and Development Trends” was held at the Arkalyk State Pedagogical Institute named after I. Altynsarin. At the opening of the plenary part of the forum, the rector of ArkGPI Seitbek Kuanyshbaev made a welcoming speech. He noted that digitalization is one of the leading trends in the process of modernization of education. The purpose of the forum: the organization of research activities of young scientists and students and the support of talented youth in digital education.
The plenary session speakers were: Dr. PhD, associate professor of the Taraz State Pedagogical University Gulsan Shaimerdenova with the topic of the report “Features of biological content selection during virtual laboratory work”; Candidate of Pedagogical Sciences, Associate Professor of Smolensk State University Natalya Maksimova with a report “Digital Education - A Matrix of Opportunities”; Ph.D. Smolensk State University Anna Samarina with a report "Implementation of STEM-education in the context of digitalization"; Kathyrbai Karashinov, a computer science teacher at secondary school No. 1 named after Sh. Ualikhanov, with a report “Features of the organization of teaching computer science”, Ph.D. doctor at Arkalyk State Pedagogical Institute named after I. Altynsarina Alibek Eskermesylu with the report “Digital educational process”.
The participants in the plenary session discussed a wide range of issues related to the discussion of priority areas for the development of human capital, comprehensive support for young people in the context of digitalization, and the dissemination of effective pedagogical experience to solve assigned tasks.
The forum was held in the following sections: 1. Digital education in the field of natural sciences; 2. Digital education in the field of humanities. The republican forum has become a dialogue platform where practitioners could exchange views, experience and discuss problems in the field of digitalization of education. Then the work of the forum continued at a master class on the topic “Augmented Reality and Multimedia in Mobile Devices”, which was conducted by Natalya Maksimova and Anna Samarina, scientists of Smolensk State University.
Within 5 days, the forum hosted such events as an online conference, a seminar, a webinar, a competition of scientific student projects, a seminar, a round table, a subject Olympiad. Upon completion, the organizers of the forum presented a concert program dedicated to the Year of Youth “Argyalym - agyz, Tarikhym - Torgyay”.
During the forum, the exhibition “Robotics” was presented to the participants, where robots created by students of the institute were demonstrated.
Following the results of the Republican Forum, recommendations were adopted and a collection of scientific articles was published. The forum participants were awarded letters of appreciation and certificates.