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The Tomsk State Pedagogical University has once again been recognized by the international rating agency QS as the best pedagogical university of Russia.

The ratings of the Quacquarelli Symonds agency along with the “Academic Ranking of World Universities” and “The Times Higher Education World University Rankings” are among the most influential in the world. The state support program for leading Russian universities - Project 5-100 - is based on the results provided by these agencies.

Of the 9,000 universities located in China, India, Brazil, Russia and South Africa, the top 400 universities were ranked. Tomsk State Pedagogical University took the 47th position among...

Korean scientist delivered a lecture on Mathematics education.

Math professor Yongjin Song (Republic of Korea) delivered a lecture on mathematics education at the Tomsk State Pedagogical University. The lecture that was visited by more than 80 people – university and school teachers, students and pupils – was devoted to the features of mathematics education in Korea, in particular in middle and high school, and to higher education. Yongjin Song in detail explained the peculiarities of the general education in Korea, the way how schoolchildren prepare for competitions and opportunities for entering the higher education institutions. In the end professor have answered the questions from audience.

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TSPU at U-NOVUS - 2018

A series of workshops “Entertaining Robotics for Children” from the specialists of the Children's Center for Educational Robotics (CCER) of the TSPU took place at the U-NOVUS solutions forum. Three interactive sites "Spirograf", "Remore football" and "Smart Home. Moisture detector” gathered more than 150 participants - children and their parents.

As part of the master classes at the platforms CCER TSPU, the guests modeled, designed and programmed robots, gained knowledge about the world of radio electronics, developed fine motor skills, played robofootball and assembled moisture detectors that they could take with...


Rector of the Kazakh National Pedagogical University (KazNPU) Abay Takir Ospanovich Balykbaev is awarded with the highest award of the Tomsk State Pedagogical University - the silver medal «For merits in the field of education and science».

Rector of the Kazakh National Pedagogical University Balykbaev and vice-rector of the TSPU Vojtekhovskaya

The award ceremony took place on the 4th of October 2018 within the framework of the International Forum of the Eurasian Association of Pedagogical Universities at the ceremony honoring the first higher educational institution of...

Teacher's day in sport style

TSPU students that just have started their way on the teacher’s program have celebrated the Teacher’s day with sport events. The teams of first-year students have gathered in the university’s stadium to participate in sport challenges: pair running in a hoop, basketball game, running in “giant” boots, cross-rope. The final obstacle on the way to victory in the main stage was a test in a “caterpillar belt” – guys got into a giant tape and tried outrun each other in a race.

Inspiring chants were heard throughout the entire stadium, colorful posters with encouraging slogans flashed at each stage, and pompoms of cheerleaders did not stop for a second in their crazy dance. The students of the Faculty of...

Happy teacher's day!

Dear Friends!

Let me congratulate you with our common holiday – The Teacher's Day! 
Teacher – is a noble profession and people come to it only by call of their hearts. People give trust teachers their children  – their most precious treasures. Teacher is expected to be kind and helpful, and he/she should be able to raise thirst for knowledge, kindness,...

The 9th Space Lesson

The ninth "Space lessontime was held at the Nakhimov Naval School in St. Petersburg. The topic of the lesson was "Space Navigation on the Earth and Space" brought together students from the branches of the Nakhimov Naval School in Vladivostok, Sevastopol and Murmansk.

Russian astronauts Oleg Artemyev and Sergey Prokopyev together with the participants and experts of the project discussed how to orient oneself in the open ocean and in outer space and to find each other in space and on earth. Schoolchildren presented their projects to the audience of the lesson.


According to the agreement on the exchange between the students and teachers of the Tomsk state pedagogical university and educational institution of Wroclaw (Poland) our university had received Mikhail Slivinski, a teacher of Math and computer science of Wroclaw university and Katajina Kozelsky, teacher of Math and computer science of one of the polish schools.

Polish teachers came to Tomsk to share their knowledge and get acquainted with innovations in the methodology of teaching mathematics and computer science at our university. The TSPU has long been working on a methodology for teaching these disciplines. For example, TSPU professor E.G. Gelfman with his team created a series of school textbooks on mathematics,...

«STARTUS – 2018»

On the last weekend second-year students of the TSPU became the participants of the traditional festival of sport, creativity and tourism «Startus». This year the festival was held in «The year of volunteer» theme.

Eight of the most active and creative representatives of each faculty of the university were fighting for the "Friendship" cup and other festival awards for three days, trying themselves in the obstacle course, hiking trail and in various sports, resisting their fears, participating in games, contests and extreme quests.

«On the first day, we tried ourselves in creative tasks: made up mottos inspired by Startus, showed creative business cards and actively took part in role-playing games aimed to to rallying the team, identification of leaders...

"Basics of robotics" at TSPU

The second year of the "basics of robotics" course has started at the TSPU Youth Educational Robotics Center for kids 6-7 years old. Together with teachers of the Center kids learn the basics of educational platform LEGO WeDo 2.0.

"With the help of interdisciplinary project activities, including designing, designing and programming of robotic models, students understand how real life and abstract scientific theories and facts correlate. WeDo 2.0 platform helps the children learn to ask the right questions, draw conclusions about the world around them, using the basic materials of the elementary-science cycle of the elementary school of teaching materials. Children learn to identify problems, work together, find unique solutions and...