How Finland Serves Gifted and Talented Pupils

@article{Tirri2013HowFS,
  title={How Finland Serves Gifted and Talented Pupils},
  author={Kirsi Tirri and E. Kuusisto},
  journal={Journal for the Education of the Gifted},
  year={2013},
  volume={36},
  pages={84 - 96}
}
The purpose of this article is to provide an overview of the ways gifted and talented pupils are served in Finland. The trend toward individualism and freedom of choice as well as national policy affecting gifted education are discussed. Empirical research on Finnish teachers’ attitudes toward gifted education with respect to the national discussion on giftedness is reviewed. Special schools, programs, and summer camps designed for gifted and talented pupils are introduced. Finland’s strengths… Expand
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