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Maree, J. G.; Bester, S. E.; Lubbe, C.; Beck, G. – Gifted Education International, 2001
This article proposes a post-modern model for career counseling of gifted students which emphasizes empowering the individual to make his/her own decisions about the future using a narrative approach in which the client creates his/her own life story. Principles of the model are illustrated with a case study of a 14-year-old gifted black girl in…
Descriptors: Black Students, Career Counseling, Case Studies, Females
Wallace, Belle; Radloff, Jenny – Gifted Education International, 1992
This examination of gifted education in South Africa discusses such problems as the use of group psychometric tests, inequalities of schooling due to discrimination, and rote-learning environments. The subject of history is presented as a vehicle for development of inquiry and problem-solving skills. (JDD)
Descriptors: Ability Identification, Developing Nations, Educational Practices, Elementary Secondary Education
Grove, Helen van Ryneveld – Gifted Education International, 1993
This article argues the importance of using an individualized approach in teaching multicultural pupil populations and illustrates this with specific applications made to meet the needs of the culturally pluralistic student population of South Africa. (DB)
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Cultural Pluralism, Educational Methods, Elementary Secondary Education
Gray, Derek J. – Gifted Education International, 1990
The article evaluates student science projects encouraged by a South African Science Exposition using the criteria of secondary science educator, J.R. Campbell, and the task descriptors of the educator of the gifted, J.S. Renzulli. It is concluded the preparation of such projects meets the educational standards cited. (DB)
Descriptors: Educational Quality, Evaluation Criteria, Foreign Countries, Gifted
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
Wallace, Belle; Adams, Harvey B. – Gifted Education International, 1987
Issues in the identification of high potential students in third world countries with emphasis on work in Kwa Zulu/Natal (South Africa) are discussed. The "test-teach-reteach" paradigm is suggested to assess degree of modifiability under optimal instructional conditions. (DB)
Descriptors: Developing Nations, Foreign Countries, Gifted, Talent Identification