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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 Europe
Gifted education in Europe
Andrzej E. Sękowski Barbara Cichy-Jasiocha Martyna Płudowska
Introduction

Worldwide, there is growing interest in the problems of gifted education and using the potential of highly able individuals. The general population places great hopes on those persons with regard to the development of science, technology and art and the improvement of all areas of social life, seeing talented individuals as a utility and a good investment for the future (Besjes-de Bock & de Ruyter, 2011). Effective identification and support of the development and education of the gifted are not only important for providing better social opportunities for those individuals, but also contribute to the level of ...

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