GEAW 2012


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On Sunday 20th January, at #gtie, we shared Parents’ Experience of Rearing Gifted Children. Parenting any child is never plain sailing. For parents of gifted children, there is an extra layer on top. Whilst it is exciting and fun at times, it can also be a very worrying, frustrating and isolating experience. […]

Parents’ Experience of Rearing Gifted Children



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To celebrate the final day of Gifted Education Awareness Week, we are honoured to have an article written specially by Dr Tracy L Cross, the Jody and Layton Smith Professor of Psychology and Gifted Education and the Executive Director of the Center for Gifted Education at The College of William and Mary, Williamsburg, Virginia. […]

Common Endogenous Characteristics of Gifted Students





Today, we have two more articles dedicated to GEAW 2012. 1. Gifted Education in South Korea by Tim Dracup aka Gifted Phoenix This post reviews the development of gifted education policy and practice in South Korea. Part One covers the development and operation of Korean gifted and talented education at […]

Gifted Education Awareness Week: Day 4



This flyer and leaflet were emailed out to all schools in Ireland today, for the attention of the Special Education Needs Coordinators, with the hope that it will be passed on to all interested staff and printed off for display on the staffroom noticeboard. Gifted Education Awareness Week 2012 Leaflet […]

Gifted Education Awareness Week: Day 2





2011 was a very successful year in terms of raising awareness about issues affecting the inclusion of gifted children in schools in Ireland.  Thanks to Brian Clavin of KPMG we were able to fund the distribution of a poster and information leaflet to every school in the country as part […]

Gifted Education Awareness Week 2012