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The Handbook of International School Psychology provides a description of the specialty of psychology devoted to the global provision of services to children and youth, their teachers, and parents. Authors from 43 countries provide valuable information and insights regarding the following areas: the context of school psychology; the origin, history, and current status of school psychology; the infrastructure of school psychology; the preparation of school psychologists; the roles, functions, and responsibilities of school psychologists; current issues impacting school psychology; and key references.
Chapter 33: Psychology in Education in the Russian Federation
Psychology in Education in the Russian Federation
Context of Psychology in Education
The Russian Federation occupies the larger part of Eastern Europe and northern Asia. Covering over 17 million square kilometers, the Russian Federation is the largest country in the world. In the south and east, Russia borders on China, Mongolia, Korea, Kazakhstan, Georgia, and Azerbaijan. In the west, it borders on Norway, Finland, the Baltic States, Byelorussia, and Ukraine. The country is also bordered by three oceans: the Pacific, Arctic, and Atlantic. The Russian Federation consists of 21 autonomous republics, 49 regions, six territories, 10 autonomous areas, and one autonomous region. The Russian Federation is a multicultural country, with 160 national and ethnic groups. Russians compose about 80% of ...