Social Well-being of Postgraduate Students: Emotional Assessment of Life Prospects

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Abstract

The article presents the data of an anonymous monitoring questionnaire survey conducted by employees of the Information and analytical center of Russian Academy of education in 2019. The study involved students of post-graduate research organizations that train post-graduate students in the field of education Sciences, as well as pedagogical universities in Moscow, St. Petersburg and other regions of the Russian Federation. The paper examines the influence of socio-demographic, socio-stratification and socio-psychological factors on the emotional assessment of graduate students' prospects. Empirical data were processed using mathematical statistics methods. It is shown that the assessment of one's own life prospects associated with the influence of socio-demographic (gender, family status), socio-stratification (material status, educational status of the parents of a graduate student) and socio-psychological factors (the presence of formed plans, the presence of emigration plans).

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Keywords: postgraduate studies, training of scientific and pedagogical personnel, social wellbeing, emotional assessment of prospects, demographic factors, socio-stratification factors, socio-psychological wellbeing, life prospects.

Journal rubric: Developmental Psychology

DOI: https://doi.org/10.17759/psyedu.2021130105

For citation: Sobkin V.S., Smyslova M.M. Social Well-being of Postgraduate Students: Emotional Assessment of Life Prospects [Elektronnyi resurs]. Psychological-Educational Studies, 2021. Vol. 13, no. 1, pp. 72–83. DOI: 10.17759/psyedu.2021130105. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)

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Information About the Authors

Vladimir S. Sobkin, Doctor of Psychology, Professor, Academician of the Russian Academy of Education, Head of the Center for Sociology of Education, Institute of Education Management, Center for Modern Problems of Modern Education at the Psychological Institute of the Russian Academy of Education, Moscow, Russia, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-2339-9080, e-mail: sobkin@mail.ru

Maria M. Smyslova, Leading analyst, Laboratory of Sociological Research in Education of the Center for the Development of Education, The Federal State Budget Institution «Russian Academy of Education», Moscow, Russia, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4114-5316, e-mail: smyslovamaria@yandex.ru

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