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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 ...

Developments and Issues of Gifted Education in Taiwan
Developments and Issues of Gifted Education in Taiwan
Ching-Chih Kuo
Introduction

Taiwan has a history of over 40 years of gifted and talented education. Many achievements have been made in identification and placement, teacher training, curriculum development, and researches. This chapter provides a general overview of the development of education for the gifted and talented in Taiwan, and concludes with relevant results as well as concerns and strategies that can be applied to improve the practices, quality, and effectiveness of gifted education

History of Gifted Education and Regulation in Taiwan

Formal experimental programs in gifted and talented education were initiated in Taiwan in 1973 and have grown rapidly. The development of such programs was concentrated around ...

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