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Dr. Nikolay Veresov has experience as a daycare centre and kindergarten teacher (1987-1991) and secondary school teacher (1982-1987). He has got his first PhD degree in Moscow in 1990 and started his academic career in Murmansk (Russia) as a senior lecturer (1991-1993) and the Head of Department of Early Childhood (1993-1997). The second PhD was obtained in the University of Oulu (Finland) in 1998. From 1999 to 2011 he had been affiliated to Kajaani Teacher Training Department (Finland) as a Senior Researcher and the Scientific Director of the international projects. He published 5 books and over 120 articles/book chapters available in 10 languages. His area of interest is development in the early years, cultural-historical theory and research methodology.

Research interests

  • child development,
  • cultural-historical theory,
  • cultural-historical research methodology in Early Childhood

Research area keywords

  • Early childhood education, cultural-historical theory and research methodology


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