About the forum

Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation

Russian Academy of Education

Kazan (Volga Region) Federal University


‘Perspectives and priorities of teacher education in times of change, choice and challenge’




The forum includes the following academic activities:


The forum includes the following academic activities

May 27, 2020

International academic conference

E-learning in teacher education’

May 28, 2020

International academic conference

‘Teacher education for social justice, equality and culturally relevant pedagogy

May 29, 2020

International academic conference

Global trends and perspectives on bilingual and language teacher education


Languages at the Forum – Russian and English


May 26, 2020

Pre-conference events


At the Forum you will be able to learn more about researches, infrastructure and approaches in the field of teacher education at the Kazan Federal University, which allowed our University to take the 94th position in the 2020 Times Higher Education World University Rankings by Subject: Education.


IFTE-2019 attracted more than 600 leading scholars in the field of teacher education (132 Russian and 74 overseas universities and educational organizations were represented by the forum participants). IFTE-2019 gathered 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, III and IV Forums were published as European Proceedings of Social and Behavioral Sciences and indexed in Web of Science. Proceedings of the V Forum (IFTE-2019) were published in the special issue of the journal Education and Self-Development (indexed in Scopus), ARPHA Proceedings and European Proceedings of Social and Behavioral Sciences ((in the process of verification in Scopus and Web of Science).



Abstracts should not exceed 500 words. The number of authors is not more than 4 people. Abstracts 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/ since 1 December, 2019


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Registration Fee

Fees are 100$ for international participants and 2000 RUB for Russian participants. This will cover 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); ARPHA Proceedings and European Proceedings of Social and Behavioral Sciences (will be sent for indexing into Scopus and Web of Science).

Traditionally, the Forum organizes a round table with representatives of 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 announced later)


Should you have any question regarding organization and participation in the International Forum, please, contact us: 420021, Kazan, M. Mezhlayuk Str., 1. e-mail: ipe-dfa@ya.ru

Contact phone and fax number in Kazan, Russia: +7 (843) 2929123


Note. Kazan is a big ancient city, 800 km from Moscow to the south-east with the population of about 1.5 million people. It is the capital of the Republic of Tatarstan and lies on the left bank of the Volga. It is a large cultural center: 5 theaters, Concert Hall, 15 Universities. One can get to Kazan by night train or by air from Moscow.