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Psychological Science and Education

Publisher: Moscow State University of Psychology and Education

ISSN (printed version): 1814-2052

ISSN (online): 2311-7273


License: CC BY-NC 4.0

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Education of gifted children and youth: national policy of European countries 1240

Popova L.V., PhD in Psychology, leading researcher, Resource center for giftedness, Moscow State University of Psychology and Education, associate professor, professor, chair of psychology, Moscow Pedagogical State University, Moscow, Russia,
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.

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

Column: Gifted Children

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