Tomsk State Pedagogical University

new year congratulations from TSPU rector V. V. Obukhov

Dear friends!

Year of 2018 comes to its end. It was challenging for one of the eldest pedagogical universities of Siberia. But that makes our achievements even more meaningful. Once again, the TSPU is recognized as one of the best pedagogical university in Russia. We were able to preserve and to multiply our potential for the future successful development. In the eve of new 2019 year, I wish you happiness, good health and new victories!

Happy New Year!

2019 Winter Universiade

For 11 days from March 2 until March 12 Krasnoyarsk will become the venue for the Winter Universiade. Siberia has not yet taken sporting events of such scale. For Krasnoyarsk, hosting of the Universiade is an honor, responsibility and a unique chance to show the world the Siberian character and hospitality. We will conduct Student Games of such class that have not been seen been. Athletes and guests of the Winter Universiade 2019, being in the center of Russia, will take part in an exciting sports festival and will be able to discover such distant, mysterious and beautiful Siberia in its winter glory.


For the first time, a meeting with colleagues from educational institutions of Henan Province (Luoyang, China) was held at the Tomsk State Pedagogical University. Among the guests arrived to discuss cooperation with the TSPU were: the Director of the Center for the Exchange of Educational Services of the High School at Henan University of Technology Li Xiao, Deputy Director of the High School at Henan University of Technology Zhang Ming, Deputy Director of the High School at Henan University of Technology Wang Demao, General Director of Henan Education International Travel Service Co., Ltd. Chen Bingwei, Director of the Loyang Pedagogical Institute Research Center Zhang Xin, Director of the Loyang Pedagogical Institute Information Center Zhang Zhaoyu, Secretary of the...


The XIII Regional Scientific and Practical Conference for Schoolchildren "I am studying nature" and the exhibition-festival "Science for Children" took place atthe Center for Additional Physics, Mathematics and Natural Sciences of the TSPU. The conference was attended by over 160 students from 1-11 grades from 33 educational institutions of Tomsk and the Tomsk Region.

The conference started with the exhibition-festival “Science for Children”. The participants demonstrated interesting exhibits and experiments, introduced designs and projects, and conducted workshops. This year, the following educational organizations took part in the exhibition-festival: the Faculty of Physics and Mathematics of the TSPU,...

Mongolian guests at TSPU

The future students of the Tomsk state pedagogical university from Mongolia arrived in Tomsk to study Russian at the faculty of foreign languages of the TSPU. An intensive educational program of  provides effective resulst, but Mongolian students do not forget about the cultural life of Siberia. The employees of the Scientific Library of the TSPU organized a couple of tours on the library and the museums of the library to help the newcomers get familiar with the new space.

During the tour, the studnets were able to get acquainted with the main halls and catalogs.The guests showed great interest in the museum of the writer, the author of the fairy-tale cycle “The Wizard of the Emerald City,” a...

Problems of preschool end elementary education were discussed at TSPU

The second theoretical and practical conference "Preschool and elementary education: features of the family pedagogics as succession trend" was held at the Scientific library of the TSPU. The event was organized by the employees of the department of pedagogics and methodology of elementary education and the department of preschool education of the Institute of psychology and pedagogics of the TSPU.

The conference was dedicated to the continuity of preschool and elementary education. During the first section the participants discussed issues of cooperation with families under the conditions of modernization of preschool and elementary education. The second section was focused on psychological and pedagogical influence of a modem family on the development of...

THE FOURTH Volkov convention

For the fourth time the Tomsk State Pedagogical University held the convention on best experts on A.M. Volkov's "The Wizard of the Emerald City" among primary school students. More than 200 schoolchildren, teachers and parents took part in competitions.

The final stage of the convention took place on the last Sunday in the children's museum "Magic Country" named after. A.M. Volkov. The winner of the fourth final competition was Nizamova Eugenia, student of 3 "A" class of MAOU lyceum No. 8. Vladimir Ponyshev and Fedor Shumilov, who scored the same number of points, competed for the second and third place. To determine the best expert on Volkov's ;iterature a blitz tournament as held. The guys were not...


A new direction in modern education - a practice-oriented approach to solving problems through discussion is actively supported by students and teachers of the Economic Theory Department of TSPU (head of the department is V.V. Sizov). The students studying in the “Tourism” programm took part in the three-day discussion school GAIDPARK, dedicated to the interaction of historical memory and urban space, as well as their influence on the construction of citizens' identity on the example of Tomsk. 

The GAIDPARK-Tomsk Discussion School included two aspects: theoretical, in which leading scientists from Tomsk universities delivered their lectures, and practical, where for three days the students had the opportunity to gather...

Anniversary of Selkup dictionary at TSPU

A holiday dedicated to the 25 anniversary of the first books in Tomsk, written in Selkup language, took place in the Scientific Library of the TSPU. The event was organized by employees of the Department of Languages ​​of the Peoples of Siberia and the Union of Small Indigenous Peoples of the North of the Tomsk Region.

The event started with the hymn “We are native”, written bySelkup form Narym Vera Petrovna Tuzakova. During the holiday there were Selkup songs performed by soloists of the ensemble “Varӷ Kara” (Parabel) Tatiana Prokina and Irina Korobeinikova together with Grigory Korotkikh. Participants of the “Kybagmyla” band (Kolpashevo) sang a song from Шё̄шӄуй dictionary «Оккырни̇...


The Universiade is the international sports competitions among students, holding under the aegis of the International University Sports Federation (FISU). The name "Universiade" comes from the words "University" and "Olympics". Student competitions are held every two years, unlike the four-year Olympic events. Students from the age of 17 to 25 years and graduates who have received an academic degree or a diploma in the year preceding the competition are allowed to participate in competitions. The program of the Universiade includes compulsory (the list is approved by FISU prior to the start of the bidding campaign) and optional (additional) sports that the host country determines, provided that they meet all the requirements of the International University Sports Federation. The...