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The SAGE Handbook of Gifted & Talented Education provides a comprehensive and international overview of key challenges and issues in the field of gifted education, making this an invaluable volume for individuals in the fields of education, public and private school administration, psychology and beyond. Containing contributions by a range of expert authors from around the world, chapters include discussions of the wide range of human abilities and talents which impinge upon academic success, with explorations of various political, social and economic factors which influence how giftedness and gifted education is defined and understood in different regions around the globe. PART 1. CONCEPTS OF GIFTEDNESS AND IDENTIFICATION: SOCIAL AND EMOTIONAL NEEDS. PART 2: EDUCATIONAL PROVISION: PROGRAMS AND STRATEGIES. PART 3: GLOBAL RESPONSES TO EMERGING G&T ...

How to Create and Sustain a Culture of Excellence that Benefits Highly Able Students to Enter Top Research Universities
How to create and sustain a culture of excellence that benefits highly able students to enter top research universities
Ian Warwick
Introduction: Equal Access to Excellence

On the brink of the new Millennium, the cyber punk writer William Gibson expressed an interesting idea: ‘The future is already here; it's just not very evenly distributed'.1 By which he meant that the future itself will be characterized by inequalities in education, power and resources in similar ways to the present, determined in part by how those inequalities manifest today. Teachers try to promote equal opportunity, inclusive classrooms and schools, whilst recognizing that equality is still ...

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