7 STUDENTS OF THE TSPU BECAME FINALISTS OF THE “TEACHER OF THE FUTURE. STUDENTS" COMPETITION
The first semi-final of the professional competition “Teacher of the Future. Students” has finished for the participants of the Siberian and Far Eastern federal districts.
According to the results of the semifinals, the Siberian Federal District will be represented by 21 contestants: 7 participants from the Tomsk Region, 6 students from Krasnoyarsk Region, 4 participants from Novosibirsk Region, 3 students акщь Omsk Region, 1 participant from Altai. The Far Eastern Federal District will be represented in the final by 4 participants: Primorsky Territory, Kamchatka Territory, the Jewish Autonomous Region and the Amur Region — one finalist from each district.
“It is a great honor for us to hold the competition within the walls of the Tomsk State Pedagogical University, one of the oldest pedagogical universities in Russia. I would like to thank the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation, the Regional Administration, and the university staff for their support. The competition is a great opportunity for students to prove themselves. At the same time, I am sure that the semifinals have become for you not only an effective platform for realizing your professional ambitions but also a place for communication with like-minded people, exchange of experience and best practices. For us, as organizers of the “Teacher of the Future. Students” is a great opportunity to preserve the traditions of the national school, along with the development of innovative approaches, which are now being actively introduced into pedagogical activities. I hope that when you come to work in the education system, you will become the ones who shape the future of the Russian school”, — said Andrey Bogdantsev, the head of the project “Teacher of the Future. Students”
On the first day, the contestants took part in an open educational lecture held by Doctor of Economics, Professor of The Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public Administration (RANEPA), Veniamin Shaevich Kaganov. During the case-tournament of the first day, future teachers competed in the ability to find solutions to psychological and pedagogical cases, analyzing situations from educational practice.
On the second day, the semifinal participants visited several schools and gymnasiums in Tomsk, talked with teachers and directors of educational institutions, examined innovative laboratories, got acquainted with non-standard assessment systems, teaching languages with the involvement of native speakers. After an introductory immersion in the educational environment, the contestants had to complete a number of tasks related to the development of solutions for specific schools in the region.
On the third day, as part of the semifinal events, a panel discussion “The Image of the Teacher of the Future. What kind of graduate do schools need?” was held. Representatives of the professional community discussed issues related to the demand for graduates of pedagogical specialties, as well as the features of modern pedagogical education for future teachers, the opportunity to come to the teaching profession for graduates of non-core universities.