ERIC Number: ED315997
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989
Reference Count: N/A
Gifted Children and Science Oriented Youth. Information Booklet.
The pamphlet presents the policy of Israel's Ministry of Education and Culture for education of gifted children and science-oriented youth, and highlights the range of programs available for these students. The administrative structure of the Ministry's Department for Gifted Children and Science Oriented Youth is briefly introduced, and the historical background of gifted education is reviewed. The pamphlet offers a description of the Department's role, definitions of giftedness, testing procedures, curriculum options, programs including enrichment programs, staffing, associations, and courses for Arab and Druze pupils. Also described are courses for science-oriented youth, offered in the following institutions of higher education for the enrichment and advancement of elementary/secondary students: Bar Ilan University, Ben Gurion University, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel Institute of Technology, Tel Aviv University, Volcani Center of the Agricultural Research Authority, and the Weizmann Institute. Several other college, institute, and museum programs are briefly noted. (JDD)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Ministry of Education and Culture, Jerusalem (Israel).
Identifiers - Location: Israel