About the forum

Ministry of Education and Science of the Russian Federation

Russian Academy of Education

Russian Educational Research Association (RERA)

Kazan Federal University

Educational Studies Association of Ireland (ESAI)

International Janusz Korczak Association (IKA)

with support from

World Education Research Association (WERA)

International Association of Educators (INASED)

Association for Teacher Education inEurope (ATEE)

 May 29-31, 2019

 V International Forum on Teacher Education

 ‘Developing Teacher Competence: Key Issue and Values’


 During the Forum the following issues will be raised and discussed:

The forum includes the following academic activities

May 29, 2019

International academic conference ‘Continuing teacher education: new concepts and technologies’.

May 30, 2019

International academic conference ‘Early-career teachers: induction and professional development’.

May 31, 2019

International academic conference ‘Research-based teacher education’.

Languages at the Forum – Russian and English.

On May 28, 2019 a number of parallel events will take place: Symposium of early-career teachers-researchers based in Tatarstan; International methodological seminal ‘Migrants and schools’; introductory WorldSkills Russia seminar for teacher competence development aimed at supporting preschool and elementary school educators.

IFTE-2018 attracted more than 600 leading scholars in the field of teacher education (93 Russian and 65 overseas universities and educational organizations were represented by the forum participants). IFTE-2019 will gather leading scholars in the field of teacher education from all over the world (the UK, the US, Germany, Ireland, Slovenia, Canada, China and many others).

Proceedings of the II и III Forum were published as European Proceedings of Social and Behavioral Sciences and indexed in Web of Science (http://www.futureacademy.org.uk/publication/EpSBS/IFTE2016VolumeXII). Proceedings of the IV Forum (IFTE-2018) were published in European Proceedings of Social and Behavioral Sciences and Astra Salvensis Journal and indexed in Scopus. Proceedings of the III Forum were indexed in the Russian Science Citation Index. In view of this participants are advised to write their papers in English.


 Abstracts should not exceed 500 words. Russian participant submit their abstracts in two languages (Russian and English). They should contain the following information: research question, methodology, results, conclusion and recommendations, key words. For theoretical studies abstract should have: theoretical framework, research objectives, main arguments and conclusions, key words.

 Abstracts are submitted via http://ifte.kpfu.ru/

 Important dates:

 Initial registration and submission deadline is February 28, 2019. 

 The accept/reject notifications will be sent on March 10, 2019.

 Participation fees must be paid after receiving a notification but before April 1, 2019.

 Forum Programme will be available by May 10, 2019. 

 Fees are 100$ for overseas participants and 1000 RUB for Russian participants. This will cover a publication of proceedings, hand-outs, participation certificates, cultural programme, coffee breaks.

The best papers will be published in the following journals: Education and Self-Development (included in Scopus); Continuing teacher educations: issues and research (Непрерывное педагогическое образование: проблемы и поиски); European Proceedings of Social and Behavioral Sciences (will be sent for inclusion into Web of Science).

Traditionally, the Forum organizes a round table with RASEP representatives (Russian Association of Science Editors and Publishers) and editors of international journals (indexed in Web of Science and/or Scopus).

If you have any questions regarding the Forum, do not hesitate to contact us: 420021, Kazan, Mezhlauk, st., Building 1; e-mail: ipe-dfa@ya.ru

Visa information

If you need visa we’ll send you the visa invitation and you may address the Russian Consulate in your city. Preparing the visa invitation takes about 2-3 weeks. Usually getting visa in the Consulate takes about 10 days.  Please, fill in the form and send it with the copy of your passport to the e-mail: ipe-dfa@ya.ru

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The Post-Forum Event will be organized on the 2-5 June aboard a four-deck ship named after Alexandr Suvorov. We’ll go along the Volga-river from Kazan to Nizhny Novgorod. We’ll visit the city of Cheboksary and the island Swiyazhsk. The cost of the boat-trip is 300 Euro. It includes three meals a day, guided tours and accommodation. The mode of payment cash after arrival. Please send the confirmation of your participation in the boat-trip before the 31st of January to the e-mail: ipe-dfa@ya.ru