Within the framework of the decade December holidays, students of the Shanyrak «Kairat» discussed books «In the heart of Eurasia», «Era of Independence», «Epicenter of the world» and others written by N. A. Nazarbayev through the MS Teams platform . The purpose of the discussion is to improve the reading culture of students, deepen their patriotic feelings and cognitive interest in the biography as well as work and writing of the first president of Kazakhstan. During the discussion, the students noted that by reading the works of the first president, they were spiritually enriched and were able to look at the history of the formation of independent Kazakhstan through his eyes. During the discussion, students demonstrated a high level of public speaking. They noted that for students, the leader of the nation is an example as an outstanding figure in the modern world, working independently, striving for self-development and self-improvement.