Innovative Learning

Innovative Learning Hub

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Welcome everyone to the Innovative Learning Hub where all current and future Nazarbayev University faculty can obtain resources to support the innovative activities in their teaching and learning. Our main aim is to support innovative teaching and student-centered learning. For this, we provide individual consultations, training, and workshops, as well as help in developing high-quality multimedia educational content.


Our Team

Head of Learning and Teaching
Innovative Learning Officer
Curriculum Design Manager
Online Learning Multimedia Manager
Elaine Sharplin is Head of Learning and Teaching and Professor of Education with responsibilities for collaboratively leading the Innovative Learning Hub. She is involved in the strategic management of the team and the planning and delivery of professional learning, based on 40 years experience of teaching in secondary and higher education, particularly in the field of Teacher Education. Elaine believes in providing diverse approaches to supporting professional learning through a range of modalities, including the creation of communities of practice.
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Aiman Khamitova is an Innovative learning officer whose duties involve the development and delivery of the transformational development plans for iLH and managing and organizing PD opportunities and workshops for faculty. ILO provides support to faculty around pedagogy in a tech-mediated environment.
Aiman has earned her doctorate in Learning Design and Performance Technology at Florida State University and her dissertation in practice is related to faculty preparation for active learning classrooms usage.
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Curriculum Design Manager supports faculty and students in all modes of teaching and learning process by providing resources in the development of course design, training materials, and learning strategies.

In addition, Aigerim is involved in writing a teacher professional development toolkit for Kazakh-speaking educators in Kazakhstan regions. 



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Online Learning Multimedia Manager who’s main responsibilities include supporting faculty and the wider University staff in the development of multimedia materials that support online, blended and face-to-face academic courses, workshops, seminars, training events. Aiza deals with audio, video and other educational technology resources within the ILH and Studio supporting the University digital outreach initiatives through the production of multimedia outputs. 


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Contact Us

We are currently located in C2 - 4007 (Quiet Space), Open Space, 4010 (Studio). You can reach out to us via email at or give us a call (7172) 709057. You can follow us on Instagram and subscribe to our Youtube channel