Thematic Editor’s Foreword


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Journal rubric: Developmental Psychology

Article type: editorial note

For citation: Semya G.V. Thematic Editor’s Foreword. Psikhologicheskaya nauka i obrazovanie = Psychological Science and Education, 2022. Vol. 27, no. 6, pp. 115.

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Dear readers!

Here is a special issue of the journal, the publication of which is associated with the presentation of scientific research carried out within the framework of the state task of the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation in 2022 by specialists of the Moscow State Psychological and Pedagogical University.

The subject of the works is determined by the content of the activities implemented within the framework of the Decade of Childhood, and approved by the Government of the Russian Federation. Therefore, the relevance of the results obtained is beyond doubt, and most importantly, they will immediately go into practice.

The basis for replicating practices is the use of an evidence-based approach, which is actively developing in our country, so it is fundamentally important to monitor its adoption by specialists in various fields, including non-profit.

The target groups of the research were: children (the sample consisted of almost 15 thousand teenagers), specialists of guardianship and guardianship authorities for minors; specialists of institutions for orphans and children left without parental care, families of "risk groups" for alcohol and narcotic substances.

Uniting all categories of children and specialists were studies of the subjective well-being of children and adolescents and the formation of the Index of Child Well-being, acting as a "measure" of the effectiveness of everything that is being done in the country in the field of childhood.

Galina V. Semya, Dr. Sci. (Psychology), Professor at Moscow State Psychological and Pedagogical University, member of the Coordinating Council under the Government of the Russian Federation for the Decade of Childhood in the Russian Federation, member of the Expert Council of the State Duma Committee on Family, Women and Children; member of the Government Commission on Minors and Protection of Their Rights; member of the Expert Council of the Ministry of Education Of the Russian Federation on issues of guardianship and guardianship of minors; international expert


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Galina V. Semya, Doctor of Psychology, Professor, Professor of the Department of Developmental Psychology named after Professor L.F. Obukhova" Faculty of Educational Psychology, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, Professor of the Department of Psychological Anthropology of the Institute of Childhood of the Moscow Pedagogical State University., Moscow, Russia, ORCID:, e-mail:



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