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Psychological Science and Education

Publisher: Moscow State University of Psychology and Education

ISSN (printed version): 1814-2052

ISSN (online): 2311-7273


License: CC BY-NC 4.0

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Published 6 times a year

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Promoting the Quality and Accessibility of Higher Education for People with Disabilities in the Russian Federation 1175


Margolis A.A.
PhD in Psychology, Rector, Professor, Chair of Pedagogical Psychology, Moscow State University of Psychology & Education, Moscow, Russia

Rubtsov V.V.
Doctor of Psychology, Professor, Academician of the Russian Academy of Education, President, Head of the International UNESCO Chair «Cultural-Historical Psychology of Childhood», Moscow State University of Psychology & Education (MSUPE), Moscow, Russia

Serebryannikova O.A.
Advisor to the First Vice-Rector, Novosibirsk State Technical University, Russia

The paper focuses on the main aspects of working towards making quality higher education accessible for persons with disabilities. The paper reveals specific educational conditions necessary for teaching and supporting students with disabilities, such as: developing and implementing career guidance programmes, adapted educational programmes, programmes for social psychological support, programmes for employment assistance and post-graduate support of students. Adaptation of educational programmes implies not only establishing a set of common requirements for adjusting the educational process to teaching individuals with disabilities depending on the specifics of their disability, but it also implies developing universal approaches and requirements for providing special settings in which their learning takes place. It is important that physical (architectural), informational, academic services and facilities be available for students with different disabilities and that members of the staff of an education organization have special competencies for working with the disabled persons. The paper also stresses the necessity of developing and implementing an effective model of extending the successful experience that a number of universities have in teaching students with disabilities to the system of higher education in general. This major goal could be achieved through the establishment of a network of resource and training centers in the regions of Russia.

Keywords: students with disabilities, higher education, accessible environment, special settings, adapted educational programmes, resource and training centers

Column: Models of inclusive higher education


For Reference

  1. OECD Inclusion of Students with Disabilities in Tertiary Education and Employment, Education and Training Policy, OECD Publishing, 2011.
  2. Ebersold  S.  et  al.  Inclusive  Education  for  Young Disabled People in Europe: Trends, Issues and Challenges, University of Leeds, Research Report, 2011.
  3. Sweet R. et al. Special Needs Students and Transitions to Postsecondary Education, Toronto: Higher Education Quality Council of Ontario, 2012.

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