The Role of Summer Intensive Programmes on Improving Students’ Learning Outcomes in Rural Areas

Zhailagul Sagyndykova, Bella Gazdiyeva, Zarina Gabdullina, Aida Akhmetzhanova, Damel Mektepbayeva, Abraham Althonayan

Abstract


Many countries face serious challenges with education in rural areas. Vast majority of education in rural areas are disadvantaged. In Kazakhstan, inef-fective outcomes of education in rural areas impact on most rural students are lack employability and entrepreneurial skills. This research investigates the role of intensive summer programmes on improving students’ learning outcomes aim to develop and Inspire employability and entrepreneurial skills and STEAM-education in rural schools of Kazakhstan. This research suggest that the summer program transferred practical skills and knowledge to stu-dents, while increasing their motivation to learn outside of the classroom in a way that traditional educational system has not. There are social and eco-nomic challenges in the rural areas: unemployment, the lack of highly skilled professionals, and low motivation. Summer programs appear to ad-dress all above issues by motivating youth to learn and providing them with practical skills that can be used in their private life and careers.

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International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET) – eISSN: 1863-0383
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