Winter STEM School opened at KSTU named after I. Razzakov

February 17, 2021, 21:10

On February 17, the 6th Winter STEM School opened at the Kyrgyz State Technical University (KSTU) named after I. Razzakov. The session was organized by the Kyrgyz-German Technical Institute together with the International Public Foundation "Rosa Otunbayeva Initiative" with the support of the German Academic Exchange Service.


This year's winter STEM school will be attended by participants of the “Girls in Science” project.

The opening ceremony of the winter STEM school was attended by:  

×   Omurov N., Deputy Minister of Education and Science of the Kyrgyz Republic

×   Chynbaev M., Rector of KSTU named after I. Razzakov

×   Kendirbaeva D., Executive Director of the "Roza Otunbayeva Initiative" international public foundation

×   Suyunalieva N. program manager of the "Girls in Science" project

×   Directors of pilot schools of the "Ilimdegikyzdar" project

×   Shamyrkanova A., Deputy Director for studies of the "Sekom" Education Center

×   participants of the project on preparation for National Testing

×   "Ilimdegikyzdar" project team


The Executive Director of "RozaOtunbayeva Initiative" IPF made a welcome speech. Deputy Minister of Education and Science, NurlanOmurov, in his speech thanked the “Rosa Otunbayeva Initiative” International Foundation for its contribution to the development of education in the country. "For many years, the Rosa Otunbayeva Foundation has been doing significant work in the field of education. Systematic work has been organized to promote and popularize STEM education. We thank you for this," said Nurlan Omurov.


The Rector of KSTU named after I. Razzakov, MirlanChynybaev, noted in his speech the importance of STEM direction, and invited all high school students to apply for technical professions.


Nora Suyunalieva made a presentation on the project "Ilimdegikyzdar" ("Girls in Science").


Anipa Usupkojoyeva told participants of the event about the STEM school, the school program and conducted a tour of all STEM laboratories of the university.


During the STEM winter school, schoolgirls from the pilot schools of the project will be able to immerse themselves in the world of engineering education in the field of mechanical engineering, renewable energy, hydropower, telematics, biomedical engineering, bioinformatics, logistics, food engineering, food technology, textile and leather technology, printing, and applied mathematics.