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ERIC Number: ED418527
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997-Apr
Pages: 29
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Talent Promotion in Germany.
Bildung und Wissenschaft, v4 1997
This issue discusses talent development in gifted children and youth. Articles include: (1) "Good and Goodness" (Roman Herzog), which addresses the need to provide gifted youth with financial aid to enable them to attend one of ten higher education institutions sponsoring gifted persons; (2) "It Is Essential To Start at an Early Age" (Joachim Gores), which describes a kindergarten that provides early intervention talent development; (3) "Talent Alone Is Not Enough" (Harald Wagner), which discusses the lack of educational services for gifted students and promotional models in schools; (4) "Basic Educational Questions" (Klaus K. Urban), which provides information on the definition of talent, the distinguishing features of highly gifted pupils, the possibilities of failing to recognize gifted pupils, and the role of the teacher; (5) "Motivation through Competition," which describes an association that develops and implements extramural measures to stimulate, identify, and promote gifted and interested young people; (6) "Unconventional but not Elitist" (Hermann Horstkotte), which discusses the benefits of private schools; (7) "The Joy of Achievement" (Hermann Horstkotte), which describes a private boarding school that combines social and formal education; (8) "Eton-on-Elbe" (Clemens Caspary), which highlights a European school that seeks to teach pupils how to combine social commitment with leadership qualities; (9) "Screening the Masses" (Imke Henkel), which discusses how private universities are selecting their students; and (10) "Average Mark or Interview?" (Klaus Michael Miebach), which describes a legislative bill that proposes that universities be given the right to select up to 20 percent of the students wishing to follow courses of study in nationwide admission-restricted subjects. (CR)
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Identifiers: Germany