Bauyrzhan Yerdembekov took part in the event on the occasion of closing of Abai Week, organized by pupils and teachers of the International School “Akbobek”.
At the meeting, Doctor of Philological Sciences, Professor Bauyrzhan Yerdembekov shared his research on the personality and creativity of Abai, emphasizing the importance of the works of the great thinker, the need for a deeper understanding of poetry and statements. He also emphasized that in each of Abai Kunanbayev’s poems there is a philosophical thought and answers to many topical questions today.
During the conversation, questions were raised about the importance of choosing a profession, respect for language and literature, education of patriotism, etc. The high school students were told about the projects of Zhubanov University aimed at patriotism education and knowledge of their culture and history. The schoolchildren learned about the project “Аktobe aknangerleri”, in the framework of which Zhubanov University opened name objects of significant personalities (Kudaibergen Zhubanov, Takhaui Akhtanov, Abish Kekilbaev, Utezhan Nurgaliev, Aliya Moldagulova, etc.), as well as a project to transform saigas into the symbol of Aktobe “Aktobe akbokender”.
The schoolchildren themselves wondered how Bauyrzhan Yerdembekov became an Abai study, why they chose to study Abai’s work, and gave the scientist their trial translations of Abai’s sayings into English. In turn, the rector gave the school library Abaytanu author’s book , an anniversary book about the history of the University Zhubanov, a collection of works by Kudaibergen Zhubanov and the first left a wish in the book of honorary guests of the school.
As part of his visit to Akbobek International School, Zhubanov University Rector was able to inspect the school’s ecosystem: classrooms for junior, middle and senior students, gyms, a canteen, as well as an assembly hall and a library under construction. Bauyrzhan Yerdembekov noted that the university is ready to support the new educational institution and provide schoolchildren with access to the rich library of the university.