Board of trustees
The IEC Board of Trustees was established in 2007 with the aim of effectively using the intellectual potential of the university in the interests of the Republic of Kazakhstan and providing it with the necessary organizational and material support.
The creation and functioning of the IEC Board of Trustees were carried out within the framework of the Law of the Republic of Kazakhstan “On Education” dated July 27, 2007, and the Order of the Minister of Education and Science dated October 22, 2007, on the approval of the Model Rules for the Board of Trustees and the procedure for its election.
The IEC Board of Trustees is a voluntary association of individuals and legal entities and is a collegial advisory body to support and promote the educational and economic activities of the IEC. In its activities, the Board of Trustees is guided by the decrees of the Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan, the IEC Charter, the Regulations on the IEC Board of Trustees, and other regulatory legal documents of the authorities. The Board of Trustees promotes more effective interaction with local authorities, the media, institutions, organizations, specialized enterprises.
The IEC Board of Trustees includes eminent alumni – representatives of government agencies, educational authorities, enterprises and investment organizations, creative and professional unions, the media, as well as representatives of student youth. The Board of Trustees takes an active part in the life of the IEC through constant working contacts with the management of the university, its departments, teachers, and students. Council members
The trustees regularly analyze the long-term plans for the development of the IEC, make proposals for improving curricula, introducing modern technologies into the educational process, expanding the educational, scientific and material, and technical base of the university.
One of the important activities of the joint venture is to provide sponsorship support to students from low-income families, orphans, talented youth, as well as students who go to practice in foreign countries (Egypt, UAE, China, Korea, Turkey, Italy, Spain, etc.).
The IEC Board of Trustees includes leaders of the architectural, construction, scientific, political, economic, and other industries and our graduates who have achieved success in their professional field and want to contribute to the training of competitive specialists.
Among them: representatives of republican bodies (Department of Architecture, Urban Planning and Construction of the Ministry of Regional Development of the Republic of Kazakhstan, Office of Architecture and Urban Planning of Almaty), heads of major Kazakhstani and international organizations and companies (United Nations Assistance Association in the Republic of Kazakhstan, National Academy of Sciences of the Republic of Kazakhstan, National Space Agency of the Republic of Kazakhstan “PA Kazgor”, “Almatygiprogor”, KazNIISSA, “Corporation VEK”, “Elitstroy”, “Astana-Kurylys”, GKP “Almatysu”, KNAUF, TURKSOY, “Massimov Health Center”, etc.), professional and creative unions (Association of Builders of Kazakhstan, Union of Architects, Union of Designers, Union of Urban Planners of the Republic of Kazakhstan). The IOC Board of Trustees is an effective body actively involved in improving all areas of our university’s activities.
It is important to note that the main purpose of the IEC Board of Trustees is:
Effective use in the interests of the Republic of Kazakhstan of the intellectual potential of workers and students of the IEC, promoting the further development of the IEC by providing it with the necessary material and organizational assistance.
To achieve this goal, the following main tasks are put forward:
- Implementation of the state policy in the field of education in the IEC; determination of the strategy and tactics for the development of the IEC;
- Promotion of the IEC’s entry into the world educational system, priority support for fundamental science and priority areas in the development of new technologies;
- Assistance in the provision of elite higher education to citizens with special abilities;
- Creation of optimal conditions for students and faculty of the IEC in order to meet their needs for intellectual and cultural development;
- Creation of innovative development programs for the IEC;
- Assistance in the development of the educational, scientific and material and technical base of the IEC;
- Creation of its own Fund for the implementation of sponsorship of the IEC;
- Establishment of a special scholarship fund of the Board of Trustees for social support of gifted students, incl. from among orphans and children from low-income families;
- Support for the activities of the IEC Alumni Association (AA).
Meetings of the Board of Trustees are held twice a year, in spring and autumn.
The intended goals and objectives of the body in assisting the IEC in the constant improvement of the quality of education, its compliance with the best world standards, will allow the IEC to produce competitive personnel not only for the domestic market of services, but also allow our graduates to successfully master the international level.
In general, the Board of Trustees, being the governing body of the education system in the IEC, should help to better ensure the constitutional rights to quality education of citizens of Kazakhstan, and first of all, the youth of our country.