History of the department

Geography and Tourism Department was formed on January, 1st, 2006. After the division of Ecology and Geography Department, the doctor of geographical sciences Saparov К.Т became a head of it. Since 2007 it was headed by the candidate of geographical sciences Tsaryegorodtsyeva А.G. Since 2007 it was headed by the candidate of geologo-mineralogical sciences, associate professor Kaliyeva Aida Akhmetbekovna. Since 2011 the head of this department is the candidate of pedagogical sciences, associate professor Esimova Dinara Dautovna.


Head of the Department


Full name: Dinara Dautovna Yesimova

Position: Head of the Department

Academic degree: Candidate of Pedagogic Sciences

Academic rank: PSU Associate Professor

Education: Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Faculty of Biology, Teacher of Biology and Chemistry (1990-1995)

S. Toraighyrov Pavlodar State University, Faculty of Finance and Economics, Bachelor of Banking (2009).

Courses taught: Bachelor program courses: Biogeography; Geoecology; Methods of Teaching Geography and Ecology; Master program courses: Methods of Teaching Specialized Disciplines; Natural and Cultural Sites of the World; Ecological Geochemistry; Ecological Chemistry; Sustainable Development Concept

Professional experience: 22 years, S. Toraighyrov PSU (since 2007)

  • Publications: The author of 155 publications.

Field of research: environmental and geo-ecological studies, analysis of the educational process quality

Professional achievements: Candidate of Pedagogic Sciences in 13.00.08 Theory and Methods of Professional Education (2010), professor of Russian Academy of Natural Sciences (2012), Full Member of the International Academy of Information Sciences (2014).

1st place Diploma at the International Scientific Conference of Young Scientists, University and School Students “XI Satpayev Readings” dedicated to the 20th anniversary of Kazakhstan's independence. - Pavlodar , 2011; letter of appreciation for active participation in the International Innovation Forum in the field of ecology, tourism and entrepreneurship organized by the Social Volunteer Center with the support from the Internal Policy Department of Pavlodar region (2012), a letter of appreciation from Rector of S. Toraighyrov PSU (2014), 1st place diploma at the International Competition 'My Innovative Lesson' organized by the Center for Training and Development, Astana (2014), more than 20 certificates of professional development both at international and national levels, winner of the 2014 Best HEI Lecturer grant from the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan. Holder of a scholarship under the Bolashak program (2016).

Location of the Department: 140008, Pavlodar, Lomov St., 64, tel: 67-36-33, ext. 1277



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