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Hately, Shaun; Townend, Geraldine – Australasian Journal of Gifted Education, 2020
Academic underachievement among children and young people is an area of considerable concern, and it is often linked to particular groups. Two groups that have attracted concern when it comes to underachievement are gifted children and boys. This study examines the intersection between the underachievement of these two groups by examining…
Descriptors: Underachievement, Males, Gifted, Children
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Merrotsy, Peter – Australasian Journal of Gifted Education, 2017
It is commonly stated that in Australia Gagne's Differentiated Model of Giftedness and Talent is generally referred to, applied, used, or adopted in most contexts related to the education and support of gifted and talented children and youth. To examine the extent to which this claim is true, an analysis was conducted of policy and related…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Academically Gifted, Student Needs, Educational Policy
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Wellisch, Mimi – Australasian Journal of Gifted Education, 2017
This article argues for the reintroduction of cognitive assessment for all New South Wales (NSW) school children to ensure the early identification of those who are intellectually gifted. The article is based on a review of the literature, and includes discussion on the development of cognitive assessments, and historical and current practices in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cognitive Tests, Screening Tests, Talent Identification