Abstract: In this study, the researcher considers the role of pedagogy in modern society and its importance for the future generation. Also, attention is paid to the issue of choosing a suitable educational model for the development of Kazakhstan higher education. In this study, we will show a visual comparison of Western models of education in comparison with the domestic one. As the future reference point, the author draws attention to the educational models of the USA, Germany, Holland and Japan. The article describes the main provisions of higher education of these countries and their advantages or disadvantages. The author compares these educational models of Western countries with the domestic one, describes the features of Kazakhstan higher education, also describing the pros and cons of the Bologna model of education. The author points to the need to adapt Western models of education to the peculiarities of Kazakhstani society with a view to further improving Kazakhstans education.
M. Urazaliyeva, S. Konyrbayeva, Zh. Kuzembayev, L. Saidakhmetova, L. Ilimkhanova and Korlasbay Meiir, 2021. The Role and Place of Pedagogy in Modern Education: The Western Model. Research Journal of Applied Sciences, 16: 41-46.