Thoughts about the Reform of Preschool Education



The author analyzes the opportunity of introduction of «preschool training» and the influence of it on children’s health and mental development. Analyzing the modern state of material and technical and personnel base of the system of preschool upbringing and also the experience of introduction of early school training in 80th years, the author assumes, that the economic, material and human factors may prevent all humanistic intentions which developers of the program of «preschool training» write about to be realized.

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Keywords: school failure and disadjustment, infringement of activity voluntary regulation, disontogenesis, minimal brain disfunctions, neurotization , preschool training, intellectualization of upbringing process

Journal rubric: Educational Psychology

Article type: scientific article

For citation: Bogoyavlenskaya M.E., Bogoyavlenskaya D.B. Thoughts about the Reform of Preschool Education. Psikhologicheskaya nauka i obrazovanie = Psychological Science and Education, 2005. Vol. 10, no. 2, pp. 70–75. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)


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Information About the Authors

Maria E. Bogoyavlenskaya, PhD in Psychology, Senior Researcher at the Institute for the Development of Preschool Education, FSBI "Psychological Institute of the Russian Academy of Education", Psychologist of the Moscow Physics and Mathematics Lyceum "Second School", Moscow, Russia, e-mail:

Diana B. Bogoyavlenskaya, Doctor of Psychology, Professor, Head of the Center for Interdisciplinary Studies of Creativity and Giftedness, Psychological Institute of Russian Academy of Education, Professor, Department of Psychological Anthropology, Institute of Childhood, Moscow State Pedagogical University, Moscow, Russia, ORCID:, e-mail:



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