On the Question of the Educational Needs of Specialists of the Offices of the Commissioners for Children’s Rights



The article is based on the analysis of the results of monitoring to determine the need to increase the level of professional competence of specialists of the office of the Commissioners for Children’s Rights in the subjects of the Russian Federation, conducted within the framework of the state task of the Ministry of Education of Russia. The study provided information about the group of respondents themselves, their educational needs, the existing deficits of skills and abilities necessary for the effective exercise of authority, and the difficulties that specialists have to face in the course of their activities. 103 respondents took part in the survey. The results obtained make it possible to say that respondents are generally satisfied with the quality of the activities carried out to develop professional competencies, however, in a number of subjects, an insufficient number of them are carried out, programs do not disclose highly specialized topics, have an insufficient number of practice-oriented classes.

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Keywords: commissioners for the rights of the child, educational needs, specialists, protection of the rights and interests of children, improvement of professional competencies

Journal rubric: Pedagogy and Psychology of Education

Article type: scientific article

DOI: https://doi.org/10.17759/ssc.2022030102

Funding. The study was carried out within the framework of the state task of the Ministry of Education of the Russian Federation No. 073-00110-22-02 dated 08.04.2022 “Scientific and methodological support for the development and testing of a unified professional development program for specialists in the field of protection of children’s rights, guardianship and guardianship (including heads of guardianship and guardianship authorities, UPR offices in the subjects of the Russian Federation (with testing for at least 700 people. from all subjects of the Russian Federation)”.

Acknowledgements. The authors are grateful for assistance in data collection G.V. Semya.

Received: 07.11.2022


For citation: Kolesnikova U.V., Yarovikova O.A. On the Question of the Educational Needs of Specialists of the Offices of the Commissioners for Children’s Rights [Elektronnyi resurs]. Sotsial’nye nauki i detstvo = Social Sciences and Childhood, 2022. Vol. 3, no. 1, pp. 23–35. DOI: 10.17759/ssc.2022030102. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)


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Information About the Authors

Ulyana V. Kolesnikova, Research Associate, Center of Applied Psychological and Pedagogical Studies, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, Moscow, Russia, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-5328-8621, e-mail: kolesnikovauv@mgppu.ru

Olga A. Yarovikova, Head of the Structural Division, Center for the Protection of Children’s Rights and Interests, ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-3862-0902, e-mail: o.yarovikova@mail.ru



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