Including the gifted learner : perceptions of South African teachers and principals

@article{Oswald2013IncludingTG,
  title={Including the gifted learner : perceptions of South African teachers and principals},
  author={M. Oswald and J. D. Villiers},
  journal={South African Journal of Education},
  year={2013},
  volume={33},
  pages={1-21}
}
We report the findings of a qualitative study embedded in an interpretive paradigm to determine the perceptions of South African primary school teachers and principals regarding the inclusion of learners considered gifted. Eight principals and 16 classroom teachers in the Foundation Phase (Grades 1–3) in public primary schools situated in communities that were representative of the different socio-economic and language groups in the Western Cape province participated in the study. Qualitative… Expand
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