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ERIC Number: EJ1168648
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017
Pages: 12
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: EISSN-2331-186X
The Scenario of Gifted Education in Brazil
Wechsler, Solange Muglia; Fleith, Denise de Souza
Cogent Education, v4 n1 Article 1332812 2017
The purpose of this paper is to provide an overview of gifted education in Brazil. A scenario of the education of the gifted is presented, including the official concept of giftedness as well as programs and services available to emphasize important contributions to the area. Although there are considerable advances regarding policies, practices, and research on giftedness, the country faces many challenges regarding the waste of talent and the quality of public education. Thus, there are difficult issues that must be addressed to promote the education gifted children and the development of high abilities in Brazil. Relevant research findings have emerged during the past 10 years indicating problems and possibilities to consider. The proposals for future directions with regard to the gifted in diverse socioeconomic situations and their teachers are presented.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Brazil
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