History of the Chair
The Department of Pedagogy and Psychology began its activity on the first of September 1962 together with the Pedagogical Institute. The first head of the department, its founding father was Alexey Mikhailovich Marin.
In 1968, a research laboratory of psychology was opened at the department, which quickly became one of the leading in the republic in terms of technical equipment and scientific results. In the same years, which have become the "Golden Age" of the department, its cooperation with the main universities of the country, participation in scientific conferences and congresses of psychologists, holding conferences of young psychologists from Moscow, Kazan, Kiev, Alma-Ata on the basis of the department.
In 1996, the department was headed by Candidate of Psychological Sciences Kukubaeva A.H. Later in different years, the department was headed by Deryugina G.N., Murzina S.A., Nabi L., Rakisheva G.M. Since 2022, the department is headed by Candidate of Pedagogical Sciences, Associate Professor Lepeshev D.V.
For 60 years of its existence, the Department of Pedagogy and Psychology has produced a huge number of highly qualified personnel. Teachers Deryugina G.N., Kukubaeva A.H., Kenzhegaliev K.K., Mukutova Zh.K., Stukalenko N.M., Rakisheva G.M. and many others made a huge contribution to the development of the department.