Among the faculties of the Pavlodar state pedagogical institute the psycho-pedagogical faculty takes a special place. As a structural division it was founded in 2004. However the biography of faculty totals not one decade as the chairs which were a part of faculty exist today.
In 1962 at the same time with creation of the Pavlodar pedagogical institute the chair of pedagogics which was headed by docent c.ph.s Belousov I.P. was also opened. From the first day of work the chair of pedagogics created and saved rich and an interesting experiment in a pedagogical field.
Teachers of the chair of pedagogics, along with teaching students, on a voluntary basis worked at the public university of culture opened in 1965 and pedagogical knowledge, at faculty of professional development of teachers of comprehensive schools, at faculty of public professions and at culture university.
In 1964 the chair of pedagogics and psychology which was headed by V.P.At's Kharitonov was organized. The university of pedagogical knowledge, the culture institute which listeners were teachers and parents functioned at the chair. Problems of training and education were constantly considered on pages of the institute newspaper "Pedagogue". According to the order MV and SSO № 584 from July 13, 1973. «About the adoption of provision on faculty of public professions of a higher educational institution» the order on institute about the organization of Council of faculty of public professions (FOP), including offices of preparation of the pioneer leader on November 22, 1973 was issued. The senior teachers of the chair of pedagogics of Davidov R. F. , Dubitsky L.M. were appointed heads. In 1975 political practice entered PPI, the general management was carried out on a voluntary basis by the candidate of pedagogical sciences, docent Meneylyuk Galina Ivanovna.
The chair of pedagogics and psychology was divided into the chair of the general pedagogics (the head of the department c.p.s., docent Kolesnikov B. V. heading it till 1982) and the chair of the general psychology (the head of the department c.b.s., docent Golovin Yu.A.).
From 1982 to 1988 the chair of pedagogics was headed by c.p.s., assistant professor Machnev Nikolay Fedorovich, from 1988 to 1993 - c.p.s., assistant professor Omarova Vera Konstantinovna; chair of psychology was directed by c.p.s., assistant professor Tverdokhlebov Nikolay Konstantinovich. In 1986 on chair of pedagogics the specialty «Technique of elementary education» was opened, at the same year the chair of pedagogics and a technique of elementary education (the head of the department c.p.s assistant professor Matkin Vasily Vasilyevich). In 1989-1990 academic year this chair was directed by the candidate of pedagogical sciences, Denisov T.I. assistant professor. The candidate of pedagogical sciences, assistant professor Matkin V. V. was the dean of faculty of initial classes During this period leading teachers of chair were c.ph.s., assistant professor Monastyrenko Z.A., Bazarbekov L.G. senior teachers., Yagodina Zh.Sh., Makarenko A.D., etc. Vedilin E.A. young teachers., Sechina N. M., Sarseka G., Fomina T.N., Zhomartov A.M., Nurumov B. A., Kenenbayeva M. A.В
The Pavlodar teacher training college was a part of PSU of S. Toraygyrov. These years chairs of pedagogics and psychology were again incorporated, the chair was head by c.p.s., assistant professor Burdina E.I. From 1992 to 1996 the manager of chair of pedagogics was c.p.s., assistant professor Omarova Vera Konstantinovna. During the period from 1999 to 2001 the manager of the chair of pedagogics and psychology was c.p.s., Osipov S. V. assistant professor.
In 1997 the set on specialty 031440 «Pedagogics and psychology» was made. In 2001 the chair of pedagogics and psychology was divided into pedagogics chair (the department head c.p.s. Osipov Serafim Valerianovn) and psychology chair (the department head c.p.s. Sakenov Dzhanat Zhantemirovich). These years students of machine-building, economic, legal faculties began to study psychological disciplines.
In 2004 in connection with reorganization of pedagogical institute chairs of pedagogics and a technique of elementary education and pedagogics and management of education were formed. Faculty chairs actively developed and introduced ideas of pedagogics of cooperation and, in particular, KTD technology. Research work of chairs was conducted within topical problems of pedagogics, psychology.
Since 2004 the official history of psycho-pedagogical faculty which structure included present chairs of pedagogics, psychology, preschool and primary education began. The candidate of pedagogical sciences, professor Omarova Vera Konstantinovna was appointed the dean of faculty. Since 2007 the faculty was headed by the candidate of pedagogical sciences, assistant professor Sakenov D. Zh. Chairs of faculty changed the name. So, in 2003 the specialties "Pedagogics", "Psychology" were opened. In 2004 these specialties of chair of pedagogics let out graduates. (the manager c.p.s., assistant professor Nurgaliyeva A.K.), psychology (c.m.s., assistant professor Bulekbayeva S. E.) . Since 2010 the manager of chair of the pedagogics which was letting out the specialties of the bachelor degree and a magistracy «The pedagogics and psychology» was c.p.s., assistant professor Nurmagambetova B. A., the department head of the psychology which was letting out the specialties of the bachelor degree and a magistracy "Psychology", became c.p.s., assistant professor Aplashova A.Zh.
In 2004 the institute obtained the license for training of specialists in the specialty 050101 - «Preschool training and education» in this connection the chair of pedagogics and a technique of elementary education expanded the activity and started to prepare not only teachers of elementary school, but also specialists of preschool educational institutions. Thus, since April 1, 2004 the chair got the new name - preschool and primary education (the department head c.ph.s., assistant professor Kenzhebalina G. N.) . In 2006 the chair was headed by the candidate of pedagogical sciences, assistant professor Kenenbayeva M. A. In the summer of 2007 the chair was reorganized. The chair of preschool training and education was headed by the candidate of pedagogical sciences, assistant professor Kenenbayeva M. A. The chair of pedagogics and a technique of elementary education was headed by the candidate of pedagogical sciences, assistant professor Asenova N. S. In 2009 both chairs were incorporated again. Since December, 2009 the chair was directed by c.b.s., assistant professor G.T.Tusupbekova. Now the structure of the chair of preschool and primary education includes two professors of PSPI, five candidates of science and five masters of pedagogics.
Personnel shifts didn't affect results of work of teachers on preparation of future experts. So, in 1985-1986 academic year students of the Pavlodar pedagogical institute won the first place in the republican Olympic Games on pedagogics. On the basis of pedagogics chair within three years (1992-1996) republican round of the Olympic Games on pedagogics (the team of our institute participated out of the competition) was carried out.
Winners of republican round of the Olympic Games on pedagogics pedagogics chair (the department head Omarov V. K.) prepared for All-Union round of the Olympic Games in Poltava. The team took the 3rd place, the head of group - the candidate of pedagogical sciences, assistant professor Romanov A.A.
The students of the specialty "Pedagogics" Karabayev Anara, Gladush Tatyana continued the tradition, the 1 place was taken in 2005 in the republican pedagogical student's Olympic Games (Astana). In 2010 the team of students which were prepared by the senior teachers of the chair of pedagogics of Karabutov A.A., Aydarkhanova I.I., took 1 place in the republican pedagogical student's Olympic Games (Shchuchinsk).
Repeatedly student's creative works were presented at republican competition of student's works. For many years prize-winning places were taken by the students which supervisors were Machnev N. F., Meneylyuk G. I., Nurgaliyeva A.K., Ayapbergenova G. A., Vlasova E.P. and other teachers of psycho-pedagogical faculty.
For many years creative groups of students, research supervisors – teachers of chairs are created on the chairs of the faculty. Work of student's scientific clubs, circles, the associations "Metaphor", «Ұлағат» is organized.
Graduates of the faculty successfully work in education, industry, continue training in a magistracy.
Psycho-pedagogical faculty is one of the leading faculties of the institute today.
The management of the faculty carries out the dean - the doctor of pedagogical sciences, professor A.K.Nurgaliyev, the deputy dean c.p.s., assistant professor Khakimov R. K. The structure of faculty includes three chairs: pedagogics chair (head of the department candidate of pedagogical sciences B.A.Nurmagambetova), psychology chair (head of the department candidate of psychological sciences, assistant professor A.Zh.Aplashova) and chair of preschool and primary education (head of the department Candidate of Biology, assistant professor G.T.Tusupbekova). Now scientists work at chairs with a wide experience of scientific, educational and practical work. Among them the doctor of pedagogical sciences Nurgaliyev A.K., doctor of psychological sciences, Amirov B. A. professor., doctor of medical sciences, professor Tnimova G. T., candidates of pedagogical sciences of Omarov V. K., Nurgaliyeva A.K., Asenova N. S., Kenenbayev M. A., Tleulesova A.Sh., Kairbekova B. D., Sarsenbayev B. G., Sakenov D. Zh. candidates of psychological sciences of Aplashov A.Zh., Khakimov R. K., Nikolaev N. V., Vladimirov S. V., Candidate of Biology Demidenko R. N., masters of psychology and pedagogics.
For 2009-2011 master's theses on competition of degree of the candidate of pedagogical sciences of A.K.Nurgaliyeva, O. B. Botalova, A.Sh.Tleulesova, D. S. Shakhmetova, Dative Muchkin, Z.Sh.Shavaliyeva, B. M. Zhaparova were protected; the candidate of psychological sciences - A.Zh.Aplashova in KAZGNU of Al-Farabi, N. V. Nikolayeva, R.K.Khakimov in the Moscow state humanities university. The faculty of the faculty participates in the international, republican scientific and practical conferences, publishes articles in republican and foreign editions.
Chairs of psycho-pedagogical faculty closely cooperate with the Pavlodar regional training center of pedagogical staff, National association of psychologists of Kazakhstan and Russia, with the Pavlodar RNPTs of medico-social problems of drug addiction, joint seminars with department are held on protection of the rights of children.