Full-time training

Online (Distance training)

The training program 6В01901 - “Defectology” is developed for training of personnel in the field of pedagogical sciences as part of the training of specialists in special pedagogy.

The goal of the training program 6В01901 - “Defectology” is to prepare a specialist, a teacher of a new generation, who possess practical skills and leadership qualities, is able to solve scientific, pedagogical, industrial and technological problems to implement correctional pedagogical, educational, developmental, consultative, diagnostic and analytical activities at educational and health institutions.

The relevance of the training program 6В01901 - “Defectology” implies the goals of educational preparation of bachelors with critical thinking, knowledge of advanced teaching technologies, who is able to integrate in modern conditions, as well as implement an innovative approach to the training of special defectologists who are able to effectively carry out corrective and pedagogical activities in a system of comprehensive, special and inclusive education, health care and social protection, considering the needs and abilities of people with disabilities.

The advantages of this training program are a wide selection of places for employment, well-paid, stable work, good career opportunities, as well as the possibility of implementing individual entrepreneurial activities in the field of correctional educational services.

The main objectives of the training program

Form general educational knowledge, skills and knowledge systems in the disciplines within the training program;

Apply contemporary scientifically-based techniques, methods and means of teaching subjects, including technical teaching aids, information and computer technologies;

Develop basic professional competencies among future specialists;

Create prerequisites for independent search and research activities of undergraduates;

Work with research and technical information;

Use of national and foreign experiences in professional activities, systematize and summarize the information received;

Organize the work of a permanent psychological-medical-pedagogical consultation to conduct a comprehensive examination of students, determining the psychological and pedagogical assistance they need;

Provide medical-psychological-pedagogical support for each integrated child;

Provide appropriate methodological support for correctional development work;

Engage parents (legal representatives) of a child to participate in correctional development process.

Key competencies in the training program

Acquire methodological foundations and categories of corrective pedagogy; features of the age-related anatomophysiological, psychological development of children in normal and pathological conditions;

Apply theoretical knowledge in solving educational, correctional and developmental problems, considering age, individual typological features, depth and structure of a child’s defect;

Acquire communicative skills to conduct training sessions and extracurricular activities effectively; establish contact with students with disabilities, acquire verbal and non-verbal methods of communication;

Analyze efficiency of methodological work conducted with students; draw conclusions on the quality of interaction between participants in an educational process;

Conduct analytical search and find information to increase the level of self-education in the field of correctional work with children with intellectual disabilities; build a process of self-control and introspection.

Types of professional activity







Employability prospects for specialists

Preschool organizations of all types;

Comprehensive secondary school, private, special, preschool and school educational organizations;

Rehabilitation centers;

Correction centers;

Psychological, medical and pedagogical commission (pmpc), early intervention centers;

Social institutions (social security, support and assistance bodies for the unemployed, low-income, disabled, able-bodied with restrictions);

Institutions related to the problems of upbringing and development of younger generation in public environment;

Health care facilities;

Research organizations.


Pedagogical activity and primary defectological examination

Corrective effect on child’s educational and cognitive activity

Assisting teachers and parents of students in terms of child upbringing and learning

Advanced skills in working with a personal computer, office equipment and software in the professional field

Author's approaches to multilevel study of foreign languages

Transformation of personal values and personal motivation. Adaptation to Stress and Mediation. Foundation of a healthy lifestyle. Cultural and Spiritual Development



The Autonomous Organization of Education "Nazarbayev Intellectual School"

Joint-stock company "National center of formation of qualifications" Orleu"

School-gymnasium No. 1 named after A.S. Pushkin

‘Turjan’ private gymnasium


Preschool institutions



Research centers

Educational centers

Social services

Psychological centers


From 97 000 to 350 000 KZT


On the School basis

  • Documents:
    UNT, ID

  • Entrance tests:
    Special exam

  • Training period:
    3 years +
Second higher education

  • Documents:
    Diploma, ID

  • Entrance tests:
    Job interview, Special exam

  • Training period:
    Minimum 1 year 8 months
Based on TVE (College)

  • Documents:
    UNT, ID

  • Entrance tests:
    Special exam

  • Training period:
    Min: 2 years 6 months


180 000 KZT per year (Payment for credits)

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