History of the Department

The Department "Psychology and Pedagogy" is a structural unit of the Faculty of Humanities and Education of S. Toraighyrov Pavlodar State University. The Head of the Department is Candidate of Pedagogic Sciences, Professor Aynash Amangeldiyevna Kudysheva.

The Department offers three Bachelor’s degree programs (5В050300 Psychology, 5В090500 Social Work, 5В010300 Pedagogy and Psychology), three Master’s degree programs (6M050300 Psychology, 6М090500 Social Work, 6М010300 Pedagogy and Psychology) and one Doctoral program (6D010300 Pedagogy and Psychology).

The teaching staff of the Department consists of 21 members, including 4 Doctors of Pedagogic Sciences, 6 Candidates of Pedagogic Sciences, 1 Candidate of Medical Sciences, 3 PhD, 3 Masters of Psychology, 4 Master of Pedagogy and Psychology. Trained 4 doctoral students among the faculty of the department.


Head of the Department

Full name: Aynash Amangeldiyevna Kudysheva

Position: Head of the Department

Academic degree: Candidate of Pedagogic Sciences

Academic rank: Associate Professor 


- higher, Kaynar University, Foreign Language: Two Foreign Languages (2005)

- Master's degree in 6N050300 Psychology, S. Toraighyrov Pavlodar State University (2006)

- Candidate of Pedagogic Sciences, Ye.A. Buketov Karaganda State University, 13.00.08 Theory and Methods of Professional Education (2007)

Publications: 30 publications, including 4 study guides (3 in the English language, 1 in the Kazakh language), 1 elective course, 1 specialized course.

A. A. Kudysheva delivers lectures and conducts practical sessions in Psychology and Pedagogy in the Kazakh, English and Russian languages. 

Professional achievements:

2011 – the professional development course “Pedagogical, Information and Communication Technologies of Distance Learning” (Pavlodar, Kazakhstan);

2012 – a participant of the International Scientific and Practical Conference “Didactics of the Sciences” (Poland, Krakow);

2013 – the science internship “Economics and National Economy Management” in the framework of the Bolashak Scholarship Program (Switzerland, the Montreux School of Business);

2014 – the training course “Organization of Inclusive Education”, the Institute of Child Education and Psychology Europe;

2015 – the course “Personal Growth and Leadership” by the international coaching center Business Tailor;

2015 – the seminar “Modern trends in Social Sciences” by Tatyana Dronzina, S. Toraighyrov PSU;

2015 – the professional development program designed for teachers of pedagogical higher education institutions of the Republic of Kazakhstan, by JSC “National Center for Professional Development “ORLEU”;

2015 – the seminar “The Use of the Audio Training Systems “RuListen” “RusTomatis”, Moscow, Russia;

2016 – the training seminar “Organization of Psychological and Pedagogical Support for Inclusive Education in HEIs of the Republic of Kazakhstan”, the Soros Foundation-Kazakhstan;

2016 – the practical (professional) traineeship, a visiting professor in the framework of the mobility project for HEI teaching staff ERASMUS+ 2016, the University of Castilla Manchea, Spain;

2016 – a certificate of attendance of the course “The Innovation knowledge in a Modern Education System”, AlmaU, Issyk-Kul;

2017 – an internship in the framework of the ADA anniversary Fellowship program, the USA, Arizona State University/ Minnesota state University.


Contact phone number: 673685 (ext. 1139)


Location of the Department: Pavlodar, 64 Lomov St., room 149.



Programs Offered (with Specializations)

The Teaching Staff

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Methodological Support of the Learning Process

Best Alumni

Social Life and Research Activity of Students

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Scientific and Practical Center for Ethnopedagogics and Innovative Technologies in Education named after Zh. Aimauytov

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