Exploring gifted education: Australian and New Zealand perspectives

Jennifer L Jolly (Editor), Jane M Jarvis (Editor)

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Exploring Gifted Education focusses on the most fundamental and pressing topics in gifted education from across Australian and New Zealand contexts and gives particular attention to evidence-based practices and research findings. The wide variety of topics presented include: identification of gifted learners, creativity, twice-exceptional learners, affective considerations, teaching the gifted, curriculum considerations, programs and services, STEM, early childhood learners, rural and remote contexts, and parents of gifted learners. Each chapter provides guiding questions and key ideas to help orient the reader, and discussion questions synthesise the chapter’s concepts at the conclusion.

The first book of its kind to synthesise research-based findings in gifted education from across New Zealand and Australia, it is an essential reference tool for researchers and a key text for courses in gifted education. Practitioners and parents will also find the assembled research illuminating and informative in understanding and addressing the needs of gifted learners.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationAbingdon, UK
PublisherRoutledge, Taylor and Francis
Number of pages218
ISBN (Electronic)9781351227704
ISBN (Print)9780815378860 , 9780815378853
Publication statusPublished - 5 Feb 2018


  • Education
  • gifted education
  • special education
  • educational research


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