Creation and Support of the State of Psychological Safety of Pupils of Cadet Classes



The author's approach to the support of psychological safety in the educational process. As cadet classes make high demands to the capabilities and resources of the child, the task of tracking these educational programs in terms of psychological safety of children is particularly relevant. The study tested the assumption that the program support the state of psychological safety, implementing a risk-resource approach and aimed at updating / generation components of psychological safety (satisfaction, protection, reference, subjective well-being of the child in the Cadet educational environment, activity), will be effective when accompanied by cadet training programs. Testing of the developed program was carried out with students of third cadet classes (53 people in the experimental group and 26 in the control group). components and criteria of psychological safety of the younger schoolboy were determined on the basis of theoretical analysis. The methods of interrogation (questioning), testing, projective method examined the children, parents and teachers in the cadet classes to identify the initial and final levels of psychological safety of younger students. Statistical analysis were used cluster and discriminant analysis, chi-square test for contingency tables, sign test G. The article describes the features of the program, aimed at the formation and maintenance of psychological safety of younger pupils, pupils of cadet classes. The efficiency of it on all the selected criteria with a level of significance of not more than p <0,005. Ideas forming program can be used in the practice of psychological work in schools, as well as for further research of psychological safety of children in the educational environment of schools of different types and species.

General Information

Keywords: Psychological security in education, system of psychological safety, young-learners, cadet classes

Journal rubric: Psychological Safety

Article type: scientific article


For citation: Baeva I.A., Shahova L.I. Creation and Support of the State of Psychological Safety of Pupils of Cadet Classes [Elektronnyi resurs]. Psikhologicheskaya nauka i obrazovanie [Psychological Science and Education], 2016. Vol. 8, no. 4, pp. 91–101. DOI: 10.17759/psyedu.2016080410. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)


Information About the Authors

Irina A. Baeva, Doctor of Psychology, Corresponding Member of the Russian Academy of Education, Professor, Department of Educational and Developmental Psychology, Herzen State Pedagogical University of Russia, St.Petersburg, Russia, ORCID:, e-mail:

Lyudmila I. Shahova, PhD student, Department of Psychology and Education, Russian State Pedagogical University of A.I.Herzen, Assistant Professor of Psychology, Northern (Arctic) Federal University, Arkhangelsk, Russia, St.Petersburg, Russia, e-mail:



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