Almaty, Kazakhstan. Our special correspondent, Alexey Nevsky. In Kazakhstan, the leading architectural and construction academy (Kaz GASA) on June 17th gave Russian journalists a press tour of the Knauf company, examining the educational processes of the students of one of the best institutions in the country.The meeting began with a display of the educational work studios where students of the Faculty of Design are trained in Knauf technologies, in the installation of partitions with the technology of this German company, as journalists were told by the Doctor of Engineering and Associate Professor of the Academy, Ultuar Makhambetova. The Knauf company has for more than 10 years been helping the academy with the training of students.
From the second year, each student does work experience at the plant in Kapchagaye, receiving after their time there the corresponding certificate for course of theoretical preparation in educational classes. The Professor also specified that practically all students, besides obtaining practical skills, have the opportunity to work at the same enterprise part-time. The meeting of journalists at the academy ended with a presentation from the president of Kaz GASA, the Doctor of Engineering and academician, Amirlan Kusainov. He talked about the progress of the students and their participation in various international competitions of architecture, construction, and design.
At the end of the meeting, the head of the service of corporate communications of the central management group of Knauf CIS, Leonid Los, at the request of Mr. Nikolaus Knauf, handed the book "Town Planning in Stalin's Shadow" to the president of the construction academy, Amirlan Kusainov. At the meeting, the Doctor of Architecture and the Academic Professor of the Faculty of Architecture, Gulnara Abdrasilova, was also present.