ANALYSIS OF THE RESULTS OF THE UNIFIED NATIONAL TESTING IN THE CONTEXT OF VARIOUS CHARACTERISTICS OF GRADUATES OF SCHOOLS IN KAZAKHSTAN

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https://doi.org/10.26577/JPsS.2024.v88.i1.07
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Abstract

This article presents an analysis of the results of the unified national Testing (UNT) in Kazakhstan in the context of available socio-demographic characteristics. The main purpose of the study is to determine what the results of the final assessment of schoolchildren in various social groups are. The scientific significance of the work lies in the presentation of the formation of methods for analyzing such data. On the practical side, the results are important for a wide range of the public interested in understanding the problematic factors of the UNT. The research methodology covers quantitative and qualitative indicators: the data of the UNT results were obtained from open sources of the Republican State-Owned Enterprise (RSE) "National Testing Center" of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan, within the framework of the qualitative method, the results of other studies in relation to the studied topic were analyzed using the Desk-research method. The analysis revealed certain differences, among which there are gender differences in test results and the choice of educational programs, differences in the context of educational programs, quotas and periods of the UNT were confirmed. In general, it is of interest to further study this topic, to trace the dynamics of changes in the parameters analyzed in the article, as well as to expand the categories included, which provides the basis for a longitudinal study and continuation of the analysis demonstrated in the presented article.

Key words: integrated national testing, average certificate score, average grade, university admission, score analysis, pedagogical sciences.  

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А. Shabdenova, Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Kazakhstan, Almaty

(corresponding author) – PhD, Acting Associate Professor of the Department of Sociology and Social Work, al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Kazakhstan, Almaty, e-mail: aizhan.shabdenova@kaznu.edu.kz

А. Satybayeva, Al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Kazakhstan, Almaty

1nd year PhD student, Department of Sociology and Social Work, al-Farabi Kazakh National University, Kazakhstan, Almaty, e-mail: anara_satybaeva@mail.ru

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2024-03-20

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Shabdenova А., & Satybayeva А. . (2024). ANALYSIS OF THE RESULTS OF THE UNIFIED NATIONAL TESTING IN THE CONTEXT OF VARIOUS CHARACTERISTICS OF GRADUATES OF SCHOOLS IN KAZAKHSTAN. The Journal of Psychology &Amp; Sociology, 88(1), 85–97. https://doi.org/10.26577/JPsS.2024.v88.i1.07