A Review of Challenges in Developing a National Program for Gifted Children in India's Diverse Context

Kurup, Anitha and Maithreyi, R (2012) A Review of Challenges in Developing a National Program for Gifted Children in India's Diverse Context. Roeper Review, 34 (4). pp. 215-223. ISSN 1940-865X

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    Abstract: Large-scale sequential research developments for identification and measurement of giftedness have received ample attention in the West, whereas India’s response to this has largely been lukewarm. The wide variation in parents’ abilities to provide enriched environments to nurture their children’s potential makes it imperative for India to develop a national program for early identification and nurturance of gifted children. However, the focus of the education system remains on increasing enrollments and catering to the “average
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    Keywords: cultural diversity, early identification, Indian context, inequity, multidisciplinary approach, parental awareness, resource shortage, response to intervention, RtI
    Subjects: School of Social Sciences > Education
    Divisions: Schools > Social Sciences
    Depositing User: NIAS IR Administrator
    Date Deposited: 03 Oct 2012 06:32
    Last Modified: 08 May 2015 10:01
    URI: http://eprints.nias.res.in/id/eprint/336

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