IFTE President`s greeting

The 5th International Forum on Teacher Education (IFTE2019) opens on May 29. This year more than 500 delegates from 132 Russian and 74 overseas universities and research centres will participate in the Forum. We are glad that over the years our Forum has grown to be one of the biggest conferences in the field of education in Eastern Europe and post-Soviet countries. Annually distinguished scholars, experts and practitioners from all over the world take part in our discussions and share their experience and insights into teacher education creating an ‘academic bridge’ between Russian and overseas educators.

The 5th International Forum on Teacher Education (IFTE2019) opens on May 29. This year more than 500 delegates from 132 Russian and 74 overseas universities and research centres will participate in the Forum. We are glad that over the years our Forum has grown to be one of the biggest conferences in the field of education in Eastern Europe and post-Soviet countries. Annually distinguished scholars, experts and practitioners from all over the world take part in our discussions and share their experience and insights into teacher education creating an ‘academic bridge’ between Russian and overseas educators.

The 5th International Forum on Teacher Education (IFTE2019) opens on May 29. This year more than 500 delegates from 132 Russian and 74 overseas universities and research centres will participate in the Forum. We are glad that over the years our Forum has grown to be one of the biggest conferences in the field of education in Eastern Europe and post-Soviet countries. Annually distinguished scholars, experts and practitioners from all over the world take part in our discussions and share their experience and insights into teacher education creating an ‘academic bridge’ between Russian and overseas educators.

 

I sincerely believe that the 5th International Forum on Teacher Education as a unique platform for academic networking and research collaboration will help us make the next step in the global discussion of the key issues in teacher education. I wish the participants and guests of the Forum a productive time in Kazan – may you all enjoy new achievements and interesting discoveries!

Rector of Kazan Federal University,

Member of the Russian Academy of Education,

Professor Ilshat Gafurov,

President of International Forum on Teacher Education