UCA’s School of Professional and Continuing Education (SPCE) learning centre in Tekeli, Kazakhstan was opened in 2003 and is equipped with state-of-the-art learning technologies, two computer laboratories, four classrooms and a 17,305 volume library. The School has become a leading provider of adult and continuing education, reaching over 18,000 learners in Kazakhstan.
SPCE is a leading provider of post-secondary, short-cycle education in Central Asia, giving young people and adults professional and vocational qualifications that improve employment and income generating opportunities.
The Aga Khan Humanities Project (AKHP) promotes pluralism in ideas, cultures, and people by supporting the development and implementation of innovative humanities curricula based on the cultural traditions of Central Asia. AKHP initiates and supports curriculum and pedagogical development in universities, community outreach projects and institutional development through long-term partnerships. It has worked in universities in Kazakhstan as well as Kyrgyzstan and Tajikistan.
In 2017, AKHP launched its Public Lecture Series in Almaty, Kazakhstan organised in partnership with the Public Association Innovative Practices (PAIP) with support of the Ministry of Religion and Civil Society of the Republic of Kazakhstan. For more information on upcoming lectures, click here.