The NIS of Physics and Mathematics of the city of Astana together with the partner school of Malaysia “PERMATApintar” conducted an Independence lesson dedicated to the celebration of the 30th anniversary of the independence of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Within the framework of the “Partner Schools” project, the Intellectual School has long-standing friendly relations with the National Center for Gifted Youth of Malaysia “PERMATApintar”. The main areas of partnership are the implementation of joint projects, the broadcast of work experience, as well as student exchange. Students participate in joint global projects: clubs and conferences MUN, Pen Pals, immersing themselves in the language of instruction of the host school. And now the distance lesson of Independence “30 years: Years of creation and development” once again united friends.
The Independence lesson, taught by the English teacher, Rauan Yesselbayev, was based on teamwork, which required high student activity. High school students showed excellent knowledge of the history of their country. During the lesson, grade 11 students told their Malaysian peers about the development of independent Kazakhstan and the most important role of the country’s First President – Nursultan Nazarbayev – in the formation of a sovereign state.
Particular attention in the lesson was paid to one of the main achievements of independent Kazakhstan – the closure of the Semipalatinsk nuclear test site. English teacher Dina Aubakirova, who, as a little girl, saw the consequences of nuclear explosions, shared her memories.
In conclusion, the high school students summed up the lesson, told what it means to them to live in an independent country.
During the feedback, the students of the partner school “PERMATApintar” shared their impressions of the distance lesson. Ahmad Uzair bin Rushdie noted that he learned a lot of new and interesting information. “The Lesson of Independence helped Malaysia and Kazakhstan get one step closer to each other,” says Ahmad and hopes to visit Kazakhstan one day to learn more about the country’s culture and history.
– It is a great honor for us to be a part of such a memorable event dedicated to the 30th anniversary of Kazakhstan’s independence. It was gratifying to see the participating students confidently express their views and opinions during the session. It was evident how much they love their country. This is an example to follow. The lesson helped us better understand Kazakhstan’s path to independence, ”Leia Maissa Bin Masierin wrote.