Compared to the ostentatious and brutal excesses of his Turkmen or Uzbek counterparts, Kazakh President Nursultan Nazarbaev has always seen himself as something more moderate and sophisticated.
While he hasn't gone in for gold statues or penned a national tome (like Turkmenistan's former president), there are still elements of a personality cult around him. (More on that here
or in this good Slate piece
But for a brief glimpse of how schoolchildren are taught about their president in Kazakhstan, check out this video by RFE/RL's Kazakh Service.
Visiting a sculpture devoted to the Kazakh people in the capital, Astana, the tour guide explains to a school group how the monument also honors the greatness of Nazarbaev.