ERIC Number: ED345416
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991-Sep-13
Reference Count: N/A
Gifted Children and Adolescents--Research and Education in Europe. Secretariat Report on the Educational Research Workshop (Nijmegan, The Netherlands, July 23-26, 1991).
Council of Europe, Strasbourg (France).
This paper summarizes the proceedings of a 1991 meeting of the Council for Cultural Cooperation's Educational Research Workshop on gifted children and adolescents. Introductory material briefly summarizes the nature of the meeting, aims of the workshop, and opening addresses (by the Rector of the University of Nijmegan (The Netherlands), the Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences, the Chairman of the Workshop, and a representative of the Council of Europe). Then, the seven commissioned papers are listed as are reports from the following nations: Austria, Bulgaria, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Malta, Rumania, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, the Soviet Union, and Yugoslavia. Ten recommendations of the meeting are given. These addressed: the importance of individual differences, the special problems of gifted females, provisions within the regular school system, instructional development, teacher training, acceleration, special classes, research needs, and parents' asociations. Appendixes list the participants, and present the reports of the three discussion groups. (DB)
Descriptors: Acceleration (Education), Comparative Education, Educational Environment, Educational Needs, Elementary Secondary Education, Females, Foreign Countries, Gifted, Individual Differences, Instructional Development, Mainstreaming, Needs Assessment, Research Needs, Special Classes, Talent, Teacher Education, Workshops
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Council of Europe, Strasbourg (France).