International essay contest "Teacher! That has a proud sound"

Altai State Pedagogical University invites everyone interested to take part in the essay contest and discuss teaching as a profession and its importance to society.

Choose one of the following topics:

  • The teacher of the future.
  • National traditions and upbringing.
  • Modern young people's problems.
  • Why I chose to be a teacher or a preschool teacher.
  • AltSPU is the first university in Altai.

Write an essay. The essay is a creative mini-composition where you present your view on the suggested topic trying to substantiate it relying on current trends and appealing to the facts drawn from a social or personal experience.

Attention! Your essay must be plagiarism-free. 

References are cited using footnotes with all publication data (author, title, city of publication, a publishing house (periodical), year of publication (issue number), pages).

Main data

Count of winners 3
Allowed countries of participants All countries except Russia
Beginning Jan 25, 2021
Accept works until Apr 1, 2021
Evaluation before Apr 25, 2021
Ending Apr 25, 2021
Age restrictions Any age

Competition regulations: International essay contest "Teacher! That has a proud sound"

Content and format requirements

  1. The competition entries must be provided in Russian.
  2. The competition essay format must comply with the following requirements:
    • length: 3,000 - 5,000 characters (with characters);
    • A4 sheet, portrait orientation;
    • 14 Times New Roman, line spacing – 1.5;
    • margins: 3 cm on the left, 2 cm at the top and at the bottom, 1.5 cm on the right;
    • structure: introduction – body – conclusion;
    • contest title in the page header – on the right;
    • heading: page center (author's full name is under the heading on the right).
  3. The entry must be submitted in electronic form in a Word file. You must also enclose a file containing the following information: full name (surname, name, middle name or patronymic); citizenship; contact mobile phone number; email.

Attention! The entries that do not comply with the specified requirements will not be accepted.

Send an email to Attach an essay text file.

Wait for the result!


The prizes are provided by Altai State Pedagogical University.

The participants who take 1-3 places get a 10% tuition discount for the first year of study when applying for fee-paying places.

All participants get personal certificates.

Important! Upon admission to budgetary places, citizens of the Kyrgyz Republic, the Republic of Kazakhstan, Tajikistan, Belarus, who have won a prize-winning place, receive the priority right of admission.