On April 5 students of the Department of Philology of the specialty “Foreign language: two foreign languages” held a debate on the topic “Education in the modern world: ways and perspectives”. The moderator of the debate was Meiramgazinova Aida, a student of group G-319. The debate was attended by students of 3 and 2 courses, group G-319, G-320, G-219. The students shared their views on the education system of two different models: the Western, which includes the UK and the US and the Eastern, which is represented by Korea and Japan. In summing up the students spoke about what model of education is suitable for Kazakhstan and why.