Abdigapbarova Ulzharkyn Muslimovnahas graduated from the philological faculty of Nukus State University named after T.G. Shevchenko, postgraduate study of the Kazakh National Pedagogical University named after Abai, doctoral studies of the Kazakh National Academy of Arts named after T. Zhurgenov.
Her scientific and pedagogical work has been successfully combined with administrative activities from 1988 to the present time.
She worked as a teacher of the school and a teacher of the college from 1988 to 1990, junior researcher of the Institute of literature and art of the Republic of Kazakhstan from 1990 to 1999, senior researcher, laboratoryheadof national and regional education in the Kazakh Academy of education named after I.Altynsarin, senior lecturer, scientific Secretary of the Kazakh state Academy of art.
In 2000-2003. - Vice-rector for educational, methodical and scientific work at the Academy of Fashion Business "Symbat".
2003-2005. - Deputy head of the Educational and methodical Department of the international Kazakh-Turkish University named after H. A. Yassavi.
2005-2009. -leading researcher, chief researcher of the Institute for the harmonious development of human, NSPEHC "Bobek".
2009-2010. - Professor of the Chair of Pedagogics at KazNPU named after Abay.
2011 г. - Deputy Director of the National Center for Education Quality Assessment of the Ministry of Education and Science of Kazakhstan.
From October 2011 to September 2014, the Chief Scientific Secretary of the KazNPU named after Abai. 2014-2017. - Head of the chair of pedagogy and psychology at KazNPU named after Abai.
Since September 2018 - a professor at the significant chair.
U. Abdigapbarova has more than 200 published scientific and methodical works. They are: 3 - monographs, 1 - concept, 3 - state obligatory standards of formation of the Republic of Kazakhstan, 9 textbooks, 2 electronic textbooks, 15 teaching aids, 10 methodical aids. 3 articles in the database Thomson Reuters, 4articlesin Scopus. She has a Hirsch index at the base of Thomson Reuters. Also she has 7 copyright certificates for scientific works.
Her works highlight the priority strategies of educating children and youth on the basis of folk art, spiritual and moral education; as well as the problems of modernization and innovation in higher schools of Kazakhstan, the evaluation of the quality of education, leadership in education, the introduction of dual training in teacher education, etc. The articles are published in the Netherlands, the USA, Czech Republic, Turkey, Russia, Kyrgyzstan and Kazakhstan, etc. Published monographs, textbooks and teaching aids in the field of pedagogy, art, self-knowledge are focused on the creative and intellectual development of the personality.
Scientific presentations and internships abroad on the problems of innovation in education are: Russia (Moscow, Russian State Social University, April-May 2010); Germany (Berlin, IREG Observatory on Academic Ranking and Excellence, October 2010); USA (Princeton, New Jersey, Educational Testing Service, March 2011); Czech Republic (Prague, November 3-17, 2012); Italy (Rome, Sapienza university, February 2013); Turkey (Antalya, April 2013); Spain (Barcelona, October 2013) University of Barcelona; Kyrgyzstan (Bishkek, June 2011) - monitoring and evaluation in education, organized by UNESCO; Portugal (Porto, June 2015) - a course to improve the qualifications of teaching staff (Instituto Superior de Engenharia do Porto), etc.
U. Abdigapbarova is highly qualified, competent teacher-scientist, skilful leader. She managed the projects of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan for the preparation of the National Report on the state and development of the education system, the development of logical tests, the organization and conduct of international studies of TIMSS, PISA,
Abdigapbarova U.M. has made significant contribution to the implementation of the National Project "Spiritual and moral education in Kazakhstan - (Self-knowledge)". Based on the results of the Project, textbooks and teaching aids for schoolchildren of grades 1-12 and colleges have been prepared and published.
She is the head of scientific fundamental program financed by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan "Dual-oriented training as a condition for improving the professional preparation of a future teacher" financed by the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan for 2018-2020 within the framework of the state program "Mangilik El".
Abdigapbarova U.M. has prepared 4 candidates of pedagogical sciences, 4 PhD doctors.
She was a member of the dissertational council for the defence of doctoral dissertations D.14.00.01. Since 2014 - Member, Deputy Chairman, Chairman of the Dissertation Council on the protection of theses. 6D010000 - Education for the degree of Doctor of Philosophy (2015-2016). 2009-2014 was a member of the editorial board of the scientific journal Vestnik (Series "Pedagogical Sciences") KazNPU named after Abay, since 2012 - a member of the editorial board of the scientific journal of the Kyrgyz National University Yulia Balasaguni.
She is the holder of the state grant "The Best Teacher of the University 2009", she was awarded with the badge "For Honored Work in the Development of Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan" (2010) and the breastplate of "I.Altynsarin" (2011), "Honorary Worker of Education of the Republic of Kazakhstan" (2016) g.).
Abdigapbarova U.M. is the author-initiator of innovative projects in the field of education: the 1 st Republican Olympiad of Master`s in Pedagogical Sciences (2017); 1 st Republican Conference of Scientists and Teachers (2016); experimental educational program of the Master`s program "Management in Education" (author-compiler) in 2017.
Abdigapbarova U.M. has made a huge contribution to the development of the chair of pedagogy and psychology of KazNPU named after Abai. Under her leadership, work was actively carried out to improve the professional training of future teachers, improve the quality of training future scientific and pedagogical personnel, develop management in the field of education, introduce the specialty "Management in Education" in the Republican Classifier of specialties. As a result:
- The scientific and methodical complex was created: the school-college-university, to search for ways of productive integration of scientific, educational, methodical and vocational guidance in organizations of various levels of education, combining the efforts of organizations of different levels of education interested in promoting the modern educational paradigm.
- Since 2015, a republican conference of scientists and teachers is held in the context of a dual-oriented education - a platform for discussion and exchange of experience, in which teachers from more than all regions of Kazakhstan take part.
- in April 2017, with the support of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan, for the first time the Master`s Olympiad in Pedagogical Sciences was held. And this event has been preserved at university history as a republican innovation project of 2016/2017 academic year.
Also, in 2016/2017 academic year, on her initiative and leadership, an experimental educational program "Management in Education" for the Master`s program was developed and necessary documents for obtaining permission for an experiment from a departmental body were prepared. As a result, the department implements the experimental educational program "Management in Education" (magistracy) in accordance with the order of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan № 350, dated July 24, 2017.
U. Abdigapbarova is distinguished for her decency, responsibility, creativity, mobility and professionalism. She is highly respected and deserved authority among colleagues.