Education of gifted children and youth: national policy of European countries

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Abstract

The article analyzes the peculiarities of national policy in the field of education of gifted learners. It compares approaches to definition of giftedness, setting the criteria of its identification, preparation of psychological and educational staff for working with such learners, forms of education of gifted learners in different countries. It describes the use of the most modern technologies for organization of education of the gifted on a national scale. It also examines the requirements for preparation, acquisition of competences of teachers working with gifted learners.

General Information

Keywords: giftedness, national educational policy, identification and education of the gifted, teachers

Journal rubric: Psychology of Giftedness

Article type: scientific article

For citation: Popova L.V. Education of gifted children and youth: national policy of European countries. Psikhologicheskaya nauka i obrazovanie = Psychological Science and Education, 2011. Vol. 16, no. 4, pp. 56–62. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)

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Information About the Authors

Lyudmila V. Popova, PhD in Psychology, Professor of Psychology Department, Faculty of Pedagogy and Psychology, FGBOU VPO Moscow Pedagogical State University, Moscow, Russia, e-mail: vlasova13@yandex.ru

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