Gifted Education: where does it belong?

Gifted and talented learners have unique sets of abilities, qualities and needs, and as such require special educational accommodations and support. As this is recognised through the National Administration Guidelines (New Zealand Ministry of Education, 2015), governmental documentation, and resources specific to supporting these learners (e.g., Ministry of Education, 2012a; Ministry of Education, n.d.d), it would appear that gifted and talented education has a place to belong within the broader context of education. However, further exploration evidences significant and detrimental inconsistencies in both policy and practice.

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