The Bulat Utemuratov's Foundation is launching the Leadership Academy program in cooperation with the Akimats of the Turkestan Region and Shymkent.
The program goal is to support and develop leadership skills among schoolchildren in grades 5-11 and teach skills that are in demand and that are not taught in school.
Schoolchildren will learn to effectively use communication, critical thinking, public speaking and negotiation skills. Optional classes, monthly meetings, master classes, leadership trainings with the participation of well-known personalities and annual conferences with the awarding of the best pupils are planned.
Zhambyl, Kyzylorda, Atyrau, Mangystau, West Kazakhstan, Aktobe and Almaty regions will gradually join the program over the next five years.