Enabling innovative ecological education towards the country’s sustainable development.

The project will increase the level of environmental culture of Kazakhstan's society through the integration of a comprehensive model of continuous environmental education and education into the educational system.

The project will seek to create a comprehensive model of continuous environmental education for sustainable development through the formation of value orientations of behavioral norms and special knowledge on environmental protection, nature management and environmental and economic safety. The developed model will become an integral part of the state educational system, so that its principles, approaches and modules / programs are integrated into existing curricula of additional, pre-school, secondary, vocational and higher education.

Main goals of the project are:

1. Creating the necessary conditions for the integration of environmental education in a single educational system of Kazakhstan

2. Development of a system of training and retraining, as well as knowledge transfer

3. Informational promotion of environmental awareness and literacy in society

Expected results:

  • The introduction of an integrated model of continuous environmental education and awareness in the state educational system of the Republic of Kazakhstan
  • Pilot projects for the creation of environmental sites (centers) for children from 3 to 18 years old in 17 regions of the country (5 - additional education sites, 2 - preschool, 6 - school and 2 - secondary specialized institutions and 2 pilots on the site - Universities). Technical, methodological and informational support of environmental centers.
  • Methodological and methodological base on the example of natural-mathematical and humanitarian cycles for students and teachers, as well as students and teachers.
  • Inclusion of the model in the list of teaching materials (teaching and methodical complex) recommended by the MES RK.
  • Training and retraining, advanced training of employees in the education sector - at least 1.5 thousand people.
  • Creating an educational web resource, integration with existing platforms



Project start date:

May 2020

Estimated end date:

December 2025

Focus area:

  • eradicate poverty in all its forms and dimensions
  • Project office:

    UNDP in Kazakhstan

    Implementing partner:

    Government of Kazakhstan

    Full project information  

    Funding Support by

    Donor name

  • Government Of Kazakhstan
  • Amount contributed


    Delivery in previous fiscal year

    2021 $279

    2020 -$279


    • Citizens of RK
    • Government of RK

    Project Duration:

    • 2020  – 2022


    • $ 4,4 mln.


    Ministry of Ecology, Geology and Natural resources of the Republic of Kazakhstan, UN Agencies

    Contact information:

    14, Azerbaijan Mambetov str., city Nur-Sultan, Kazakhstan


    victoria.baigazina @undp.org

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