Professor Margolis is the Acting Rector of the Moscow State University of Psychology & Education, PhD in Psychology. Prof. Margolis holds a great organizational work together with teaching, being a well-known expert in educational psychology and teacher`s training. Professor Margolis has contributed to the development of a number of scientific projects, i.e. Psychological Basis in the Use of Information Technologies”, “Cultural – Historical Type of School”, “The Regional model of psychological support for developing education.” The results of these research have been continually discussed at the top international congresses and conferences. Team of contributors led by Professor Margolis studied the psychological features in dialogical learning environments focused on thinking development of primary school-aged children. This work resulted in the development of a training course “Philosophy for Children” (primary school-aged children). It was approved and recommended by the Ministry of Education of Russian Federation for primary schools and officially recognized by UNESCO. At the present time a large number of different schools in Russia provide this course. Among many projects in psychological research and education Professor Margolis is involved in psychologists` training. New activity-based model for psychologists training was developed with his direct participation and co-supervision, applied in learning process at MSUPE and approved by Ministry of Education of Russian Federation.
Arcady Margolis Константин Рыженков