The faculty of distance learning has a long history:
1957, May 10. In accordance with the order of the Minister of industry food products SSR and Minister of higher education, SSR 165/548 from may 10, 1957, the Almaty branch of Institute of improvement of managerial and technical workers MIFPUSSR reorganized in the Almaty branch of all-Union correspondence Institute of food industry.
1973, August 31. With the formation of the Almaty branch of the Dzhambul technological Institute of light and food industry, the faculty of distance learning was organized by order No. 140 of August 31, 1973.
2005-2006. part-time students are trained in credit technology.
2006, June 10. In accordance with the Order of the Ministry of education and science of the Republic of Kazakhstan No. 341. “on conducting an experiment in basic higher education institutions on the introduction of experimental programs”, Almaty technological University has been training students in distance technology since the 2006-2007 academic year.
2007, July 06. In 2007, the Almaty technological University and the Almaty University of technology and business merged, and the Institute of distance and distance learning (IDDL) was created on the basis of correspondence faculties of these universities by order No. 03-02-48.the number of students was about 4,000.
2010, October 15. By order No. 03-03-714, The Institute of distance and distance learning was transformed into the faculty of distance learning due to the termination of training of specialists in correspondence education and the transition to distance learning technology.
Today we remember with gratitude the names of the faculty leaders who worked for the benefit and prosperity of the faculty in their time.
1973-1986 years. In ABDTILFI the first Dean of the correspondence faculty was Kudaibergenov Zhanuzak Dilmukhamedovich. The first Dean of the faculty of distance learning, made a great contribution to the Foundation of the faculty, the development of the organization of distance learning at the University.
1986-1993 years. Yermolaevich Alexander Murugov was the Dean of the faculty of distance learning. He continued to develop the system of distance learning at ATU, participated in the opening of new specialties of distance learning at the University in the areas of light industry.
1994-1995 years. The Dean of the correspondence faculty was doctor of chemistry, Professor Kurmanaliev Mushirabad Kurmangalievich.
2001-2003 years. Dean of the correspondence faculty-doctor of technical Sciences, Professor Abdrakhimov Ural Tutkabayevich.
2003-2005 years. The Dean of the correspondence faculty was doctor of chemistry, Professor Kurmanaliev Mushirabad Kurmangalievich.
2005-2007 years. Dean of the faculty of distance learning-doctor of technical Sciences, Professor Evgeny Borisovich Medvedkov. Transition to the credit system of education and start of distance learning using case technology. The beginning of the EAAA (external assessment of academic achievements) for distance learning students.
2007 year. Managed Omirserikov Murat Szukiewicz. Active development of e-learning. Implementation of the Prometheus and Deanery automated control SYSTEMS.
2008-2009 years. Evgeny Borisovich Medvedkov -Director of the Institute of distance and distance learning. Organization of distance learning using the “Tamos” automated control SYSTEM, introduction of a test form for passing exams.
2009-2010 years. Director of the Institute of correspondence and distance learning – Ph. D., Professor of Murzabekov Sanilhac Nugmanovich.
2010 year. candidate of technical Sciences, Professor Kanash Kuzembayev Director of the Institute of distance and distance learning.
2010-2012 years. first Dean of the faculty of distance learning Evgeny Borisovich Medvedkov. Completion of the transition of part-time students to distance learning. Implementation of the “e-learning” automated control SYSTEM, which provides better teacher-student interaction. Creating a Studio for recording video lectures, implementing on-line classes in the educational process.
2013-2014 years. Kanash Kuzembaev Dean of the faculty of distance learning.
2015-2020 years. Evgeny Borisovich Medvedkov is the Dean of the faculty of distance learning.
2020-2022. Serikkyzy Mira Serikovna Dean of the Faculty of Distance Learning.