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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 ...

New Century Gifted Education in Mainland China
New century gifted education in mainland China
Jiannong Shi Pin Li
Introduction

Since entering the 21st century, ‘enhancing the ability of independent innovation, building an innovative country’ has become the major strategic policy of China. A large number of talented scientists, engineers and other experts are urgently needed. To meet this need, the country continues to increase its investment in education. The total amount of governmental investment in education in 2015 was more than ten times that of 2000 in Mainland China. At the same time, as gifted children are an important reserve force of first-class innovative talents, talent development has attracted increasing attention from government and the public. This has ...

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