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Passow, A. Harry; And Others – Gifted Education International, 1989
The paper discusses the importance of developing gifted students' leadership potential to bring about world peace. Gifted children's sensitivity in social, moral, and ethical awareness should be nurtured through appropriate curricula, understanding of real-life problems, awareness of worldwide news, and direct communication with other gifted…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Gifted, Humanistic Education, International Studies
Bellingham, Henry – Gifted Education International, 1995
A Conservative member of the British Parliament addresses the critical need to develop the cultural resource of creative talent. The prime inhibitor of creative development is thought to be the walls of bureaucracy which pervade modern life. Implications for British schools choosing to opt out of local authority control are outlined. (DB)
Descriptors: Bureaucracy, Creative Development, Creativity, Educational Trends
Aitken, Richard – Gifted Education International, 1987
The social/political issues facing university English departments in South Africa include problems of identity and definition, the need for instruction within the context of social and political history, the problems of cultural relativism, the corrosive implications of Black subordination, and the complex alternatives of private and public…
Descriptors: Blacks, Civil Liberties, Cultural Differences, English Departments