Education in the Russian Federation Up to the Year 2010



The articles expresses the need for modernization of the system of psychological-educational and medical-social support (Centres for Psychologal, Medical and Social support and the others) in the educational institutions. Such modernization has to consider international development trends and new social requirements in this sphere. Without the described modernization it is impossible to provide high quality and accessibility of education for all the groups of children and youth, to decrease unemployment and tensions in the society. The authors outline the development of normative and jurudicial groundings of psychological support in the sphere of education, organizational base of this system at the federal, regional and municipal levels.

General Information

Journal rubric: Innovative Models

Article type: scientific article

For citation: Rubtsov V.V., Dubrovina I.V., Zabrodin Y.M., Metelkova E.I., Romanova E.S., Semikin V.V. Education in the Russian Federation Up to the Year 2010. Psikhologicheskaya nauka i obrazovanie = Psychological Science and Education, 2007. Vol. 12, no. 1, pp. 69–82. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)

Information About the Authors

Vitaliy V. Rubtsov, Doctor of Psychology, Professor, Professor, Academician of the Russian Academy of Education, President, Head of the International UNESCO Chair «Cultural-Historical Psychology of Childhood», Moscow State University of Psychology & Education (MSUPE), President of the Federation of Educational Psychologists of Russia, Moscow, Russia, ORCID:, e-mail:

Irina V. Dubrovina, Doctor of Psychology, Full Member of the Russian Academy of Education, Professor, Department of Pedagogical Psychology n.a. Professor V.A. Guruzhapov, Faculty of Psychology of Education, Moscow State University of Psychology & Education, Chief Researcher, Psychological Institute of the Russian Academy of Education, Chief Researcher, Laboratory of the Scientific Foundations of Applied Child Psychology, Federal Scientific Center of Psychological and Multidisciplinary Research, Moscow, Russia, ORCID:, e-mail:

Yury M. Zabrodin, Doctor of Psychology, Professor, Adviser to the Administration, Moscow State University of Psychology & Education, Moscow, Russia, ORCID:, e-mail:

Elena I. Metelkova, PhD in Psychology, Adviser to Rector, National Research University "Higher School of Economics", co-founder and Vice-President of the All-Russian public organization "Federation of educational psychologists of Russia", Member of the Interdepartmental Working Group on the Development of Psychological Services in Educational Institutions of Higher Education, Ministry of Science and Higher Education of the Russian Federation, Moscow, Russia, ORCID:, e-mail:

Evgenia S. Romanova, Doctor of Psychology, Professor, Director of the Institute of Psychology, Sociology and Social Relations, Head of the Department of General and Practical Psychology, Moscow City University (MCU), Moscow, Russia, ORCID:, e-mail:

Victor V. Semikin, Doctor of Psychology, Professor, Dean of the Faculty of Psychology and Education at the A.I. Herzen Russian State Pedagogical University, St.Petersburg, Russia



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