Екатерина Каширская
Директор издательства «Пешком в историю».

Окончила Московский государственный университет по специальности «Нейропсихология», получила степень магистра в Университете Эссекса (Великобритания), продолжила образование в European Graduate School of Child (Нидерланды) по специальности «Нейропсихология».

Была создательницей частного консультационного психологического центра в Москве, который оказывал различные услуги детям с трудностями в обучении (1999-2014). Екатерина имеет значительный опыт работы с детьми-билингвами, разработки учебных программ, связанных с овладением несколькими языками. Ее коллеги и она сама также обеспечивали обучение и поддержку детей с особыми образовательными потребностями.

С 2010 года является учредителем и директором издательства «Пешком в историю», специализирующегося на детских книгах, в первую очередь научно-популярной литературе.

Под руководством Екатерины издательство выпустило более 50 уникальных книжных проектов по различным периодам истории (мировой и российской) и по другим темам, например, метро и железные дороги, математика, футбол, биология, животные мира и т. д. Около 50 нон-фикшн книг по различным темам: включая науку, математику, палеонтологию, экологию, окружающую среду так далее, – были также переведены на русский язык.
Ekaterina Kashirskaya was educated at Moscow State University, received her MSc at the University of Essex (UK) and further training at the European Graduate School of Child Neuropsychology in the Netherlands. She has established and managed a private consultancy centre in Moscow that provided different services for children with learning difficulties. She was a director of this centre in 1999–2014. Ekaterina has considerable experience working with bilingual children, developing teaching programs related to the acquisition of several languages, development of memory, attention and executive functions. Her colleagues and herself were also providing learning support for children with special educational needs.

Since 2010 she is founder and managing director of "A walk through history" publishing house specializing in children's books, primarily nonfiction.

She is in charge of all the titles that are being published in the PH. Her responsibilities include managing the whole process and well as taking part in the development of the concept of future books as a child psychologist and neuropsychologist. Management process includes working with authors and illustrators, organizing and leading the team meetings, putting the goals for the editorial, marketing and sales teams, controlling the deadlines etc.

More than 50 unique titles were created during these years on various periods of history (world and Russian) and on other themes e.g. underground and railways, mathematics, football, biology, animal world etc. All books and games are designed with the help of professional historians and child psychologists in order to provide children with a genuine feel for a given historical era and to give them an opportunity to understand and participate in the events of that time. About 50 non-fiction children's books on different topics including science, math, palaeontology, ecology, environment etc. were also translated into Russian.


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