In 1925, for the first time in southern Kyrgyzstan, a special pedagogical school was opened.
In 1994 it was renamed in Osh Teacher Training College by the decision of board of the Ministry of Education, opened the new specialty,
In 1996, according to the Decree № 470 of the Government of the Kyrgyz Osh Teachers College was transformed into a top college Osh. In 2002, the Resolution Protocol № 316 of the Government of the Kyrgyz Republic Osh Higher College was transformed into OPIH.
Since the founding of the Institute began to develop, flourish, and produces about 30 thousand of the best pedagogical affairs masters for secondary schools.
Today, highly skilled graduates of our university successfully work in the schools of our country, especially in Osh, Batken and Jalal-Abad regions. Because they have been educated by the best masters-teachers. Notable alumni of the university are J. Bokonbaev, T.Umetaliev and others.
Currently the head of our university is Candidate of Pedagogical Sciences, Associate Professor B.B.Zuluev. Vice-Rector for Academic Affairs, Candidate of Biological Sciences, professor Raimbekov K, T., Vice-Rector for Research and External Relations, Candidate of Geographical Sciences Obdunov E.A.
OGPI main mission is to train highly qualified teachers for rural schools of Kyrgyzstan. The main duty of our university - solution of personnel problems of long-distance, high-altitude areas.
What kind of specialists are ready to school?
Our university purposefully prepares professionals - teachers primary schools, classes, teachers of preschool education, teachers of physical education, music, the Kyrgyz language and literature, Russian language and literature, English language, Chinese language, chemistry, biology, mathematics, computer science, ecology, geography, history, social workers, education management.
The structure OPIH currently includes 6 faculties: natural, mathematical, humanitarian, education and tourism management, musically pedagogical, Kyrgyz-Russian, sports department and College.