Almaty College of Construction and Management is the oldest educational institution in Kazakhstan, which was opened in 1930. In the beginning it was opened as Almaty Municipal-building Technical school, and in 1993 it was transformed into Almaty College of Building and Management. The Almaty College of Construction and Management (construction College) in different years was headed by experienced organizers of the educational system and made a worthy contribution to the improvement of the quality of education and training of young specialists.
In 2010 Aksim solemnly celebrated its 80th anniversary and in honor of this anniversary there is an alley of college graduates, a gold Book of honorary graduates of college. Currently he is the leader among technical and professional educational institutions of the Republic. This educational institution for more than 20 years is the center of the Republican Educational-methodical association on construction specialities. Thanks to the creative titanic work of the pedagogical team the state Standards of education of the new generation in seven specialities were developed. During the last two years the following teachers-leaders on the task of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan wrote and published textbooks and educational literature:
Electronic textbooks are being created for all academic disciplines. According to the strategic plan of the College by 2016, the modernization of laboratories, the base of practical training, 100% coverage of teachers by internship at Enterprises will be completed, 80% of teachers will have the highest and the first category that will ensure the transition of the college to work in innovative mode. Aksim among colleges is the leader in introduction of credit technology of training, on development of international communication with educational institutions of foreign countries.
In 2009-2010 academic year the college completely on 7 specialities has passed on credit technology of training. Among the three educational institutions in the Republic is an experimental platform for the introduction of credit technology training. On the basis of the given educational institution the scientific-practical and scientific-theoretical conferences, seminars, the fair of pedagogical ideas on exchange of experience of teachers of City and republic have been carried out repeatedly. The experience of this educational institution is also known in foreign countries with which it maintains partnership relations.
The geography of international relations is very wide: Turkey, Russia, South Korea, Austria, Great Britain. At present, Aksim order of the Ministry of Education and Science of RK is defined as a regional center for professional Development of teachers of technical and professional education. Since 2007, we have been working together to further improve the quality of professional training on partner bases with the Uekfilis College in the UK. For the first time on the basis of two-sided contract an international student design studio (Kazakh-British colleges), whose members are students of both countries, was created.
Annual exchange of students and teachers of the two colleges contributed to the development of uniform qualification requirements of the standard of construction education. The members of the Student design bureau “KBK” started to develop a new campus of Uekfild College with a total value of about 50 mln. Pounds. This pilot project is designed for a period of 3 years. Signed a memorandum with Cambridge and grandfather colleges of Britain for the collaborative exchange of students, work experience, etc. for the first time in the history of the college students defended their thesis in English and received an invitation to free education in Uekfield College in the UK.