Value Orientations of Students at the Kazakh National Women’s Teacher Training University and their View Towards Mixed Education


  • Neilya Khibina Center for Social and Gender Studies, Kazakh National Women’s Teacher Training University
  • Aizhan Salimzhanova Center for Social and Gender Studies, Kazakh National Women’s Teacher Training University
  • Zada Khibina Department of History and Religious Studies, Faculty of History, Aktobe Regional University named after K. Zhubanov



value orientations, values, youth, students, university, educational process, gender education, mixed education


Value orientations are fundamental in the development of young people as individuals. Values ​​play a special role in shaping the behavior and attitudes of young people, have a significant impact on their goals and beliefs. The main focus of the study is the values and social issues of students at the Kazakh National Women’s Teacher Training University. The University was established on August 15, 1944. In this research, we particularly define future goals of the students at Women’s Teacher Training University, their opinion about the University and the learning process. The main purpose of this study is to assess the attitudes of students towards obtaining a mixed (joint) education. Mixed education, also known as blended learning, co-education (abbreviated as co-ed or coed), is an education in which male and female students study/learn together. The study involved 5 005 female students of all faculties at the undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate levels, as well as college students (University has its college) at Kazakh National Women’s Teacher Training University. Survey dates: October 15, 2021 - November 15, 2021. In the course of the study, it was found that the value orientations of students are focused, first of all, on the priorities in the field of education, that is, the orientation towards obtaining a unique education in a prestigious university, the preference for free education; location of the university, favorable socio-cultural environment, the level of information and technical support of the educational process. In addition, expectations for the future are focused on getting a prestigious, interesting, high-paying job that matches individual abilities and opportunities. The results of the study obtained during the survey can be used to analyze the attitude of female students towards mixed education; to study the quality of the provision of university services; studying students' satisfaction with the educational process; studying the difficulties faced by students in the learning process; and to determine what opportunities provided by the university are used by the student for personal development and activity.