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Learning Beyond Grades: Unveiling the True Essence of Education in the XXI Century

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Society of Economic Geologists (SEG) at Nazarbayev University Presents:

Join us for an enlightening presentation by our esteemed guest, Dr. Carlos Abaunza.

  • Date: 8 November, 2023
  • Time: 16:00 - 17:00 pm
  • Venue: Nazarbayev University, Room 6.302

About the Presentation:

Modern education is not merely about achieving top grades, but about embracing a holistic approach to personal and academic growth. This session promises a deep dive into the essence of learning that surpasses mere examinations and assignments. Attendees will be encouraged to contemplate the significance of personal development, critical thought, honing essential skills, and the ethos of lifelong learning.

About Dr. Carlos Abaunza:

Dr. Carlos M Abaunza holds an illustrious academic background with a Ph.D. in Sociology and Anthropology and a postdoctoral specialization in Migration and Refugee Studies. With over two decades of pedagogical experience spanning across Europe, the Caribbean, and the MENA region, he has made commendable contributions to the fields of theoretical and applied sociology, research methods, and academic writing. Before his association with Nazarbayev University, Dr. Abaunza served the American University in Cairo, both as an educator and researcher.