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Pedagogy and Psychology


Published June 2021
КазНПУ имени Абая

This article examines the essence of geopolitics as a science and its importance for improving the educational level of learners in the context of geographic education. There are many definitions and interpretations of this concept, the essence of which is as follows: geopolitics is a science, a system of knowledge about the control over space (territory). It also analyzes the origins and modernity of geopolitical thoughts, the views of researchers and thinkers on this field of ​​science. As we know, over the past four years, the educational process of schools in Kazakhstan is focused on the updated program. It was revealed that the updated content makes changes, in particular, in the main areas of activity of the content of secondary education, the content of the subject, methods of assessment and is manifested in the principle of the spirality of the school program. The main task of updating the content is not only to instill in students theoretical knowledge, but also to teach them how to apply the acquired knowledge in practice. At the same time, this work focuses on the significance of the formation of pupils' geopolitical thinking, which is formed on the basis of systematized specific scientific knowledge through a theoretical, conceptual understanding of the relationship between the political activity of society and geospace, its results - geopolitical phenomena. Taking this into account, in this article the authors try to analyze the state of geographic education in the context of the updated content of education, and also to characterize the process of studying geopolitics in geography from the seventh to eleventh grades.



How to Cite

Мырзалы Н., Berdigulova G., Tilekova Z. STUDYING OF THE GEOPOLITICAL ISSUES IN THE UPDATED CONTENT OF SCHOOL GEOGRAPHY // Pedagogy and Psychology. – 2021. – № 2(47). – С.57–66: DOI: 10.51889/2021-2.2077-6861.06 [Электронный ресурс]: URL: (дата обращения: 24.07.2024)