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 Doctor of Pedagogic Sciences, Professor Yelena Ivanovna Burdina.

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 19 members, including 3 Doctors of Pedagogic Sciences, 4 Candidates of Pedagogic Sciences, 1 Candidate of Medical Sciences, 2 PhD, 4 Masters of Psychology, 3 Master of Pedagogy and Psychology, 1 Master of Science in specialty "Social work". Trained 4 doctoral students among the faculty of the department.


Head of the Department

Full name: Yelena Ivanovna Burdina

Position: Head of the Department

Academic degree: Doctor of Pedagogic Sciences

Academic rank: Professor


- higher, S. Krupskaya Pedagogical Institute, Teacher of Russian Language and Literature (1979);

- Candidate of Pedagogic Sciences, V.I. Lenin Moscow State Pedagogical Institute, 13.00.01 General Pedagogy, History of Pedagogy;

- Doctor of Pedagogic Sciences, Ye. Buketov Karaganda State University, 13.00.08 Theory and Methods of Professional Education.

Courses taught: Pedagogy; Psychology

Professional experience: 36 years

Publications: over 200 publications, including 12 educational and teaching guides, 2 electronic textbooks, 1 monograph and a Russian-Kazakh dictionary in ethnic psychology and ethnopedagogy

Field of research: psychological and pedagogical support of professional training in the system of multi-level education

Professional achievements:

Y. Altynsarin badge (2006).

Winner of the III prize named after Y. Altynsarin for the best scientific research and work in the field of pedagogy (2007). Member of the OD 14.50.05 joint doctoral dissertation council at Ye. Buketov KarSU (since 2007).

Best HEI Lecturer (2008).

Full Member of the IASPE (International Academy of Sciences of Pedagogic Education, Moscow) and Full Member of APSK (Academy of Pedagogical Sciences of Kazakhstan, Almaty). She had a professional development course at the Academy of Informatization and Communication (Germany, Leipzig) and a course in Methodology and Methods of Comparative Pedagogy (Kazakhstan, Pavlodar) (2009).

S. Toraighyrov Gold Medal (2010).

Honorary Certificate from the Akim of the Pavlodar region (2012)

Ye.I. Burdina supervised 15 Candidate's and 3 Doctoral dissertations.

Contact phone number: 673685 (ext. 1139)


Location of the Department: Pavlodar, 64 Lomov St., room 151.



Programs Offered (with Specializations)

The Teaching Staff

Achievements of the Department


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Methodological Support of the Learning Process

Best Alumni

Social Life and Research Activity of Students

Titles of Graduation Works / Projects, Master's and Doctoral Dissertations