Problems of Psychological and Pedagogical Adaptation of Students in Transition to the Main School



The article deals with the problems of psychological and pedagogical adaptation of students to the main school. Approaches to the problem of adaptation processes by representatives of different psychological schools are compared. The data of research of a level of psychological and pedagogical adaptation of students during transition from primary to basic school are given. The main theoretical approaches to the problem of psychological and pedagogical adaptation in domestic and foreign scientific literature are revealed. The article correlates the data obtained by diagnostic methods and the method of conversation and analysis of educational documentation. The author gives their conclusions concerning educational and non-educational factors that can influence the success of psychological and pedagogical adaptation of students. The article offers a discussion of the results obtained. The article draws conclusions about probable causes of psychological and pedagogical adaptation difficulties for students in the main school and possible ways out of the psychological and pedagogical disadaptation zone.

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Keywords: psychological and pedagogical adaptation, younger adolescents, secondary school, elementary school

Journal rubric: Methodology and Technology of Education

Article type: scientific article


Acknowledgements. The authors is grateful to the organizers of the XVII Russian Scientific and Practical Conference of young researchers of education for the given public opportunity to present the results of the study and Egorenko Tatiana Anatol’evna for active scientific cooperation.

For citation: Bezrukavny O.S. Problems of Psychological and Pedagogical Adaptation of Students in Transition to the Main School [Elektronnyi resurs]. Psychological-Educational Studies, 2018. Vol. 10, no. 3, pp. 1–11. DOI: 10.17759/psyedu.2018100301. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)


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Oleg S. Bezrukavny, University lecturer, Department of Pedagogical Psychology, Faculty of Education Psychology, Moscow State University of Psychology & Education, Moscow, Russia, e-mail:



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