Kazakhstani Association of English Language Teachers
Welcome to our association for the professional development of English teachers in Kazakhstan! Established in 2022, we have wasted no time in making a significant impact. We have already organized a series of highly successful online seminars featuring renowned ELT speakers from around the world. Our aim is to provide valuable insights and empower English teachers across the country.
We are proud to announce that our association is the first and only official associate of the International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language (IATEFL) in Kazakhstan.
This recognition from IATEFL highlights our commitment to promoting excellence in English language teaching and professional development.

As a testament to our dedication, our association had the privilege of participating in the Associates' Day at the prestigious IATEFL Harrogate Conference in the United Kingdom in 2023.

Join our association today and be part of a vibrant community dedicated to enhancing English language teaching in Kazakhstan, while enjoying the benefits of being affiliated with IATEFL, the world's leading association for English language educators.
Excel your teaching skills with KazAELT
If you want to be an innovative teacher in fostering an effective language learning and excel your teaching skills and transform your classes.
If you are looking for ways to improve your teaching and your students' learning, KazAELT is a long-running subscription that assists you with evidence-based ideas, teaching tips, and strategies that promote learning for all students.
If you want to be a member of the wider community of English language teaching professionals and build your professional network.
Whether you have years of experience or just starting your teaching career, KazAELT can help and guide you to achieve your goals.
As the founder and president of KazAELT, I extend a warm welcome to all English Language Teachers who have made the choice to join our association. By becoming part of our community, you have taken a significant step towards your own professional development, and we are excited to embark on this journey together.

At KazAELT, we believe in the power of collaboration and continuous growth. We recognize that by nurturing and supporting teachers, we can make a profound impact on the lives of hundreds of students throughout the country. Every teacher we inspire, empower, and equip with the necessary tools and knowledge has the potential to positively transform the language learning experience for their students.

Our association is built on the principles of sharing expertise, fostering innovation, and fostering a strong sense of community. We are committed to providing you with a platform where you can connect with fellow educators, exchange ideas, and access valuable resources that will enhance your teaching practice.

Assiya Zhangabay
President of KazAELT
The mission of KazAELT is to link and unite English Language Teachers in Kazakhstan to support their teaching experience by providing opportunities to develop and thrive together.
Connect, Support and Thrive together
What we offer:
Professional Development Programmes;
Opportunities of the IATEFL Conference Attendance at a special associate rate;
Teachers' community in your city with a coordinator;
Teaching IELTS webinars with guest speakers;
Materials, e-resources only for members;
Certificate of attendance after each webinar;
Opportunity to get published in our ELT magazine.
  • Access to the website resources and workshops
  • Monthly webinars with ELT speakers from all around the world
  • KazAELT annual conference
  • Certified programs
  • Conference selections
  • Discounted rate for IATEFL membership and conference
  • Discounts for professional development courses such as CELTA/ DELTA from partners
  • KazAELTmagazine for teachers (quarterly)
  • Opportunity to be published in our magazine
  • Access to the website resources and workshops
  • Individual consultancy & lesson observation upon request
  • Monthly webinars with ELT speakers from all around the world
  • KazAELT annual conference
  • Certified programs
  • Conference selections
  • Discounted rate for IATEFL membership and conference
  • Discounts for professional development courses such as CELTA/DELTA from partners
  • Discounted rate for IATEFL membership and conference
  • Advertisement in our website/instagram account/magazine
Individual membership plan
Institutional membership plan
Individual teacher membership
(1 person) for 12 months

35 000 kzt
Individual student membership
(1 student) for 12 months

20 000 kzt
Institutional membership for schools, universities and other educational institutions
For a group of
5 teachers - 115 000 kzt
10 teachers - 230 000 kzt

per year
Events & Programs
Monthly webinars
In addition to online meetings, there are English teacher communities in every city of Kazakhstan where teachers can meet offline once a month. These communities offer various activities and opportunities, including:
  1. Meetings to share personal experiences and discuss specific issues.

  2. Meetings to discuss current literature in the field of English teaching.

  3. A series of seminars on specific topics related to English language education.

  4. Announcements of upcoming regional events that would be of interest to teachers.

  5. Seminars or round tables focused on the preparation, evaluation, and improvement of training materials, work plans, programs, tests, exams, and curricula.

  6. working on their Presentation giving skills

  7. Systems of mentoring and mutual coaching to help teachers find suitable partners for collaboration and professional development.

These activities provide English teachers with opportunities to network, exchange ideas, gain new insights, and enhance their teaching skills.
KazAELT First offline conference was a success
Conference was held on 17-18th of June. 106 delegates, 17 speakers and 12 volunteers took part in this large-scale event. Moreover, 1 online-speaker and vice-president of IATEFL participated in our conference.
Our Coordinators
  • Almaty
    Zhanerke Duisenbayeva
    Teaching experience: 7 years
    Places of work: School-Gymnasium 74 (Astana), Language centre ILS, Skyeng, Sh. Smagulov specialised physics-mathematics boarding lyceum
  • Shymkent
    Muzaffar Baimetov
    Teaching experience: 3 years
    Places of work: Miss Akzharkyn English school, 15th school-lyceum
  • Uralsk
    Madina Kaidagaliyeva
    Places of work: Speak English
  • Zhanaozen
    Gulfairuz Zhalgasbayeva
    Teaching experience: 6 years
    Places of work: Zhanaozen BIL
  • Taraz
    Aiday Abitayeva
    Places of work: InterPress, Almaty, English Dom, GSC, Astana, Glang
  • Kokshetau
    Sabina Assylbek
    Places of work: online and offline tutor in language cour
Meet Our Team
  • Assiya Zhangabay
  • Damira Kulakhmetova
    Project Manager / Treasurer
  • Inesh Gubaidulina
    Social Media Manager
  • Aidana
    Offline events manager
  • Aida Kubeisin
    Online events manager
  • Assem Umirzakova
    Membership coordinator
  • Natalya Zyryanova
    Partnership coodinator
  • Kamilya Gyunesh
    Newsletter editor
Our Partners
36/1 Bukhar Zhyrau Street
Astana, Kazakhstan

Web: www.kazaelt.kz
Email: info@kazaelt.kz
Phone: +7 (707) 188 1964
Kazakhstani Association of English Language Teachers
Connect, support and thrive together