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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 ...

Gifted Education in Asia: Vision and Capacity
Gifted education in Asia: vision and capacity
David Yun Dai
Introduction

Gifted education, as an addition or supplement to regular public education, has a relatively short history in Asia (Turkey may be an exception; see Sak et al., 2016). While the momentum and achievement are palpable and measurable (Dai & Kuo, 2016; Chan, 2017), some macro-level, structural problems also reveal themselves in the critical assessment of representative countries and regions. In Asian countries as well as in Western countries, some of the major challenges gifted education faces if it is to achieve its mission are:

  • how to give more educational attention to those with emergent gifts and talents who may or may not fit our ...
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