A review of some recent issues in the education of the more able

Kerry, Trevor (2001) A review of some recent issues in the education of the more able. Gifted Education International, 15 . pp. 195-206. ISSN 02614294

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Abstract

This paper looks at the way more able chiildren are described and treated in the education press in the UK. Debates include gender issues, ability grouping, and the value of examinations. In terms of a coherent picture, what emerges is a set of conflicting evidence about these pupils with little regard for issues to do with pedagogy

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Additional Information:This paper looks at the way more able chiildren are described and treated in the education press in the UK. Debates include gender issues, ability grouping, and the value of examinations. In terms of a coherent picture, what emerges is a set of conflicting evidence about these pupils with little regard for issues to do with pedagogy
Keywords:gifted, able, underachievement, gender, examinations, pedagogy
Subjects:X Education > X120 Training Teachers - Primary
X Education > X130 Training Teachers - Secondary
Divisions:College of Social Science > Centre for Educational Research & Development (CERD)
ID Code:1731
Deposited By: Trevor Kerry
Deposited On:18 Dec 2008 10:20
Last Modified:18 Jul 2011 16:20

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