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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 ...

Development of Gifted Education in Turkey
Development of gifted education in Turkey
Ugur Sak Bahadır Ayas Bilge Bal-Sezerel N. Nazlı Özdemir Ercan Öpengin Şule Demirel
Introduction

National education is shaped by political, economic and ideological concerns. Any changes in state politics are reflected in educational reforms. Similarly, reforms in gifted education emerge simultaneously with changes in the political, economic and global goals of a country (Borland, 2003). The history of Turkey, similar to the history of other countries ruled by certain ideologies, is marked by attempts to reform the educational system. From the very beginning of the establishment of the Turkish ...

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