Tomsk State Pedagogical University

"SCHOOL OF STUDENT INITIATIVES" — NEW TSPU PROJECT TO MODERNIZE TRADITIONAL PROGRAMS

A new project "School of Student Initiatives" was organized on the basis of the TSPU. Its purpose is to exchange experience in the implementation of traditional projects, as well as to develop and modernize the plan of student activities for 2022.

Representatives of the university student structures took part in educational blocks and project preparation: Student Council, Student Club, Students Trade Union Organization, TV TSPU, University Staff of Student Detachments, Volunteer Detachment "Point of View", Intellectual Games Club, Open Pedagogical Class.

"The main task of the School of Student Initiatives is to look at the projects and events that take place at the university from a different angle: how interesting they are now,...


ULTIMATE LEADERS: FACULTY OF PSYCOLOGY AND SPECIAL EDUCATION WINS ALL-RUSSIAN PROFESSIONAL OLYMPIAD

"PsychoLogos" All-Russian Olympiad in Psychology for 2-3 year students of educational institutions of higher education has ended with the victory of the team of the Faculty of Psychology and Special Education of the TSPU.

The contest was organized by the State Socio-Humanitarian University with the support of the Ministry of Education of the Moscow region. The purpose of the contest is to improve the professional psychological and pedagogical competence of students, help realize their creative potential, as well as to increase the prestige of the practical psychology service in the education system. Forty-eight teams from 23 Russian universities took part in it. The team of the Tomsk State Pedagogical University was presented by Grigorieva Anastasia,...


UNIVERSITY RECTORS AND TOMSK RESEARCH INSTITUTES SIGNED BIG UNIVERSITY CHARTER

On November 19 there was a meeting of the Tomsk consortium of scientific and educational organizations in the course of which the Rector of the Tomsk State Pedagogical University Andrey Makarenko along with the other rectors of universities, research institutes of Tomsk signed the Charter of the Big University..

The document outlines the basic principles of collaboration. The key points are the joint work and the academic freedom of each partner. Scientific, educational and organizational activities will allow forming the international brand "Big University of Tomsk" and to promote it and Tomsk in general as the first city-university in Russia.

"We consider...


TSPU IS ONE OF 20 RUSSIAN UNIVERSITIES AND THE ONLY PEDAGOGICAL UNIVERSITY IN THE RANKING OF THE BEST GLOBAL UNIVERSITIES FOR PHYSICS

The American media company U.S. News World Report has published an updated Best Global Universities ranking. The Physics section of the ranking includes 750 of the world's strongest universities and 20 Russian universities. The Tomsk State Pedagogical University is the only pedagogical university included in the top 20 Russian universities.

Such rankings are based on the assessment of academic research activities in specific subject areas. They use various indicators, including the number of publications and citations, as well as indicators of global and regional reputation in the subject...


VICTORIES OF A MASTER'S STUDENT AT THE REGIONAL ART FENCING CHAMPIONSHIP

The Championship of the Tomsk region in art fencing was held. Daniil Vasilyuk, a master's student of psychology and special education at Tomsk State Pedagogical University, won and took prizes in two categories.

Art fencing is a complex of sports fencing disciplines. Each performance is a full-fledged mini-performance, in which the main place is occupied by duels or exercises with weapons. One of the art fencing disciplines is lightsaber fighting- fencing with lightsabers. Daniel performed in this category.

"This autumn I corrected some lack of momentum at the beginning by adding a new fencing pattern. The main problem was making it up: I didn't like every sketch that came to mind, but in one of my workouts I added full spectrum of new elements", — said...


TSPU RECTOR TOOK PART IN THE ROUND TABLE "THE STATE AND PROSPECTS OF RUSSIAN SCIENCE TOWNS" OF THE FEDERATION COUNCIL.

On October, 21 the round table "The state and prospects of Russian science towns" of the Federation Council was held in Moscow. Rector of the Tomsk State Pedagogical University Andrey Makarenko participated in the discussion.

The moderator of the round table was a member of the Committee on Science, Education and Culture, a representative of the legislative body of the Krasnodar region Vladimir Beketov. In his greeting to the participants, he focused the attention on the most important areas of the Federation Council:
"It is necessary to improve the quality of teacher education, the prestige of the profession of the teacher".

During...


PROSPECTS FOR THE DEVELOPMENT OF SCIENTIFIC COOPERATION BETWEEN RUSSIA AND GERMANY

The Ural Federal University hosted a conference of graduates of German educational programs. Vladimir Alekseevich Melnikov, Director of the International Information Center of the TSPU, came to Yekaterinburg to discuss current issues of scientific cooperation between Russia and Germany.

The event was organized to mark the Year of Germany in Russia at the initiative of the German Embassy in Moscow and the Consulate General of Germany in Yekaterinburg. The event was attended by 160 graduates of German educational programs both in-person and online. Géza Andreas von Geyr, German ambassador to Russia, opened the event with a discussion on promising avenues for cooperation between the two countries:

"Climate protection issues will...


TSPU IS IN THE TOP 10 OF RUSSIAN UNIVERSITIES IN THE INTERNATIONAL MULTIDIMENSIONAL RATING OF UNIVERSITIES "U-MULTIRANK".

The Tomsk State Pedagogical University improved its position in the international multidimensional ranking of universities "U-Multirank", which is carried out by the European Center for Higher Education Development together with the German Research Center of Higher Education.

According to the results of this year, the TSPU took 9th place out of 46 Russian universities. Among the pedagogical universities in the country, the TSPU remains the 1st. The high indicators of the university are noted in three of the five areas of the rating:

  • educational (in terms of the number of master's students and the quality of master's programs);
  • international (joint international publications);
  • regional (participation in the regional...


20th anniversary of "STARTUS", FESTIVAL OF SPORTS, CREATIVITY AND TOURISM

The most large-scale festival of sports, creativity, and tourism, which every year unites faculties and institutes of the Tomsk State Pedagogical University — Festival "Startus" - takes place on September 24-26. The first season of the project took place 20 years ago, since then "Startus" remains a favorite event for students.

The year 2021 is unique for "Startus" not only because of the anniversary, but also because of the changes in the structure of the teams: not only sophomores came to the festival, but also third-year students, who were deprived of the long-awaited event last year by the pandemic. In addition, the TSPU alumni, activists who helped with the festival in different years, also came to pass all the tests.

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TSPU BASKETBALL PLAYERS ARE THE BEST IN TOMSK REGION

At the Tomsk State Pedagogical University's Sport and Health Complex, the regional stage of the Association of student basketball (ASB) 3x3 championship was held. The TSPU's women's basketball team outplayed its opponents to become the best in Tomsk Oblast.

This tournament is the only street basketball competition among students in Russia. In this way, the ASB 3x3 basketball helps to form the street culture of students. The difference in street basketball is the number of players — teams consist of three players and one substitute. Usually, the tournament is held on street courts, responding to the specifics of the sport, but the decision was made to hold the event at the TSPU's sports complex.

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