The South Kazakhstan State Pedagogical Institute awards its historians.
It was in 2015 that the great 550 year anniversary of the Kazakh Khanate was celebrated on a large scale. Well-known historians of the South Kazakhstan State Pedagogical Institute appeared to be the active participants of the events, dedicated to the glorious date. They published a number of articles to the historical date. They also joined the staff of the different juries and commissions. The faculty members visited different schools and offices where they narrated the history of Kazakhstan in detail and with great interest. As a result of the fruitful activities the lecturers of the Kazakhstan History department, i.e. assistant professors Barshagul Isabek and Gulzhan Sugirbayeva, and senior lecturer Bakhadir Aitai were awarded the memorial medals in honor of the Kazakh Khanate.