ERIC Number: ED212390
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Feb
Reference Count: 0
Recent Trends in the Education of Gifted Children in the United States of America, the United Kingdom and Australia. Unit for Child Studies Selected Papers Number 18.
Characteristics of gifted children and identification procedures as well as educational provisions for gifted children in the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia are discussed in this seminar paper. Ways to modify curricula and ways programs have been enriched for gifted students are pointed out. In the final section of the paper very recent developments in gifted education in the forementioned countries are summarized. (Author/RH)
Descriptors: Acceleration, Curriculum Enrichment, Educational Innovation, Educational Practices, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Gifted, Identification, Individual Characteristics, Program Development, Special Education
Unit for Child Studies, School of Education, University of New South Wales, P.O. Box 1, Kensington, NSW 2033, Australia ($2.00; payment should be made in Australian dollars).
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Information Analyses; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Australia; United Kingdom
Note: Paper is based on a seminar presented at the Unit for Child Studies Spring Saturday Seminars (Kensington, Australia, February 1981). For other papers in this series, see ED 204 029-037 and PS 012 652-659.