Emerging Trends in Japan in Education of the Gifted: A Focus on Science Education.

@inproceedings{Sumida2013EmergingTI,
  title={Emerging Trends in Japan in Education of the Gifted: A Focus on Science Education.},
  author={Manabu Sumida},
  year={2013}
}
Japan has no formal educational system for gifted children. However, in 2005, Japan’s Cabinet approved and established the third Science and Technology Basic Plan (2006-10), which includes “nurturing the individuality and ability of gifted (sainou in Japanese) children.” Enforcement of this plan is exemplified in programs such as “Super Science High Schools,” “Next-Generation Scientists Programs,” “Science Camps,” and “Japan Science Tournaments.” The number of Japanese participants in the… CONTINUE READING