Balshikeev Serik Baltabaevich, head of the chair of «Social disciplines and humanities» of Karaganda State Technical University, candidate of philosophical science.
In 1989 he graduated from the philosophic-economical department of Kazakh State University named by S.M. Kirov. From September 1989 to April 1991 he worked as a teacher in the chair of Philosophy of the Karaganda Polytechnic Institute, from 1991 to 1993 he was a senior teacher, from 1993 to 1995 a trainee-researcher at the same chair.
In 1995-1999 he studied a post-graduate course at KazSNU named after Al-Farabi. He defended the Candidate’s (Ph.D) dissertation on specialty 09.00.11 – “Social philosophy”.
Since April 1999 Balshikeev S.B. was been a teacher of the chair “Social disciplines and humanities” in KarSTU. In 2000-2003 he was an associate professor and since September 2000 full time target post graduate studies, and since 2003 acting head of the chair, since 2004 head of the chair.
In 2004 he took a course of training on the program of passing examination for the candidates minimum on Science history and philosophy at KazNU named after Al-Farabi. From 2006 till 2011 he took part in conducting United National Testing as a representative and the chairman of the appellate commission of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan.
Balshikeev S.B. published over 45 scientific articles, 6 teaching aid, 6 electronic teaching aid on philosophy, history and philosophy science, 3 Internet versions of teaching aids and slide lectures.
For achievements in scientific, pedagogical and educational activities Balshikeev S.B. was conferred a honorary diploma of the Karaganda region Akim (2008). Was conferred a letters of gratitude of the Ministry of Education and Science of the Republic of Kazakhstan (2010), Akim of Zhezkazgan (2010), Director of the National Testing Centre (2009).