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Serving Gifted Education in Developing and Threshold Countries

Curated by
Albert Ziegler (University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany)
Mariam Alghawi (Hamdan Bin Rashid Al-Maktoum Award for Distinguished Academic Performance, United Arab Emirates)

This special issue is concerned with theory and practice of gifted education in developing and threshold countries. This subject is especially topical since it became increasingly obvious that the Western models of gifted education cannot be simply transferred to other cultures. Consequently, the last years have witnessed a considerable effort of developing and threshold countries to find their own distinct approaches to gifted education.

Hamdan Bin Rashid Al-Maktoum Award for Distinguished Academic Performance

Giftedness in Arabic environments: Concepts, implicit theories, and the contributed factors in the enrichment programs Abdullah M. Aljughaiman, Alaa Eldin A. Ayoub Published: 28 October 2017
Gifted education in China Zhitian Zhang Published: 7 August 2017
Gifted education in Zimbabwe Constantine Ngara Published: 20 June 2017
Gifted education in Russia: Developing, threshold, or developed Elena L. Grigorenko Published: 13 September 2017
Gifted education in the United Arab Emirates Mariam A. AlGhawi Published: 22 August 2017
Serving gifted children in developmental and threshold countries — Turkey Şule Güçyeter, Esra KanlıMelodi Özyaprak, Marilena Z. Leana-Taşcılar Published: 22 June 2017
Gifted education in Argentina Paula Irueste Published: 28 August 2017
Gifted education in India Paromita Roy Published: 15 June 2017
Education for the gifted/talented in Thailand Usanee Anuruthwong Published: 22 June 2017
The scenario of gifted education in Brazil Solange Muglia Wechsler, Denise de Souza Fleith Published: 20 June 2017