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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 ...

Career-life Counselling for the Gifted in Sub-Saharan Africa
Career-life counselling for the gifted in Sub-Saharan Africa
Jacobus G. Maree
Introduction: Why is it Important to Write about Gifted Education in Africa? The Particular Needs of African Gifted Learners

Today, more than ever before, sub-Saharan Africa has to contend with endemic poverty, socio-economic deficiency, and unemployment (Maree, 2017a, 2017b). Impoverished gifted learners often experience numerous challenges such as resource-scarce backgrounds and inferior teaching and learning, lack of parental support, little incentive and motivation to realize their potential, and being taught in a language that is not their mother tongue, with all the negative effects this can have on the development of critical thinking, the recognition of opportunities, and the realization of creative ...

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