Skip to main content

Child Development in Russia

Perspectives from an international longitudinal study

  • Book
  • © 2022


  • Offers unique information about different aspects of child development in education
  • Provides an overview of child development and its relation to education in modern Russia
  • Includes recommendations after each chapter that can be used by teachers in their practical work

Part of the book series: Early Childhood Research and Education: An Inter-theoretical Focus (ECRE, volume 3)

This is a preview of subscription content, log in via an institution to check access.

Access this book

eBook USD 84.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • Available as EPUB and PDF
  • Read on any device
  • Instant download
  • Own it forever
Softcover Book USD 109.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • Compact, lightweight edition
  • Dispatched in 3 to 5 business days
  • Free shipping worldwide - see info
Hardcover Book USD 109.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
  • Durable hardcover edition
  • Dispatched in 3 to 5 business days
  • Free shipping worldwide - see info

Tax calculation will be finalised at checkout

Other ways to access

Licence this eBook for your library

Institutional subscriptions

About this book

This book presents unique results of complex studies from the all-Russian longitudinal study “Grow with Russia”. In the framework of the cultural-historical concept, it focuses on the social situation of development, which is organized by adults, and its influence on cognitive and emotional development of children. It examines the role of the traditional play in children's development in modern conditions.

The book explores the changes in social situation of development due to the digitalization of the world and its impact on child development, child groups and play development. The book searches for cognitive cultural tools as means of concept acquisition by preschool children in different domains as well as key factors that influence effectiveness of different cultural tools usage. This book provides international perspectives, making results from the study applicable to different cultural contexts.

Similar content being viewed by others


Table of contents (12 chapters)

Editors and Affiliations

  • Lomonosov Moscow State University, Psychological Institute of the Russian Academy of Education, Moscow, Russia

    Aleksander Veraksa

About the editor

Professor Aleksander Veraksa is a Head of the Department of the Psychology of Education and Pedagogy of the Lomonosov Moscow State University. His field of research is child development from the cultural-historical approach. He is especially interested in interrelations between quality of education and child development in a digital society. Currently, he is a Head of the preschool section of the All-Russian longitudinal project, which embraces more than 20.000 children from 14 regions of Russia. He was awarded prizes for his research from Government of Russian, President of the Russian Federation, Russian Academy of Education.

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Child Development in Russia

  • Book Subtitle: Perspectives from an international longitudinal study

  • Editors: Aleksander Veraksa

  • Series Title: Early Childhood Research and Education: An Inter-theoretical Focus

  • DOI:

  • Publisher: Springer Cham

  • eBook Packages: Education, Education (R0)

  • Copyright Information: The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2022

  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-3-031-05523-2Published: 03 September 2022

  • Softcover ISBN: 978-3-031-05526-3Published: 04 September 2023

  • eBook ISBN: 978-3-031-05524-9Published: 02 September 2022

  • Series ISSN: 2946-6091

  • Series E-ISSN: 2946-6105

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: XII, 265

  • Number of Illustrations: 33 b/w illustrations, 18 illustrations in colour

  • Topics: Educational Psychology, Pedagogic Psychology, Early Childhood Education

Publish with us