Private kindergarten in Russia
routine practices and outlook for institutional development

Savinskaya O.B.

Cand. Sci. (Sociol.), Assoc. Prof., the Department of Sociology the Faculty of Social Sciences, National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia

ID of the Article: 5480

For citation:

Savinskaya O.B. Private kindergarten in Russia: routine practices and outlook for institutional development. Sotsiologicheskie issledovaniya [Sociological Studies]. 2014. No 11. P. 83-90


Situation with pre-school education in Russia is reviewed including weaknesses and reasons for emergence of non-public sector in the sphere. Functional practices of private kindergarten are described and barriers to and forms of state support are systemized. A conclusion is made that correctives in legislation are necessary. A set of state support measures for non-public sector is needed.

pre-school education; non-public education; family; education policies; private kindergarten
Content No 11, 2014