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ERIC Number: EJ1154104
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Sep
Pages: 9
Abstractor: As Provided
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0261-4294
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Nurturing Gifted and Talented Students to Become Future Leaders: The Innovative Curriculum for the Gifted and/or Talented at GT College in Hong Kong
Tam, Raymond Kwok-Wai
Gifted Education International, v33 n3 p248-256 Sep 2017
In the previous literature on gifted education in Hong Kong, there has been little mention of special schools for gifted and/or talented students in Hong Kong except for GT College, Hong Kong's first college for the gifted. Some notable researchers in gifted education in Hong Kong have described the college briefly with regard to its admission policy but have not discussed its programmes. The present article aims to provide a more extended introduction about how GT College successfully nurtures its gifted and/or talented students to become future leaders in Hong Kong. The present article comprises a systematic overview of the historical developments of gifted education in Hong Kong. This is followed by a historical review of GT College. Then, GT College's learning and teaching philosophy is addressed followed by its innovative curriculum for gifted and/or talented students--Talent Development Programmes and Youth Development Programmes.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Hong Kong
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