Election 2014 - Party Policies - Gifted Education

Election 2014 - Party Policies - Gifted Education

Gifted Education

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  • Support targeted funding for gifted and talented learners and the provision of additional gifted advisers and other professional development initiatives.
  • Encourage more acceptance of accelerated learning in school if accelerated learning is determined to be in the best interests of the child. (more here)

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  • Seek to establish tagged funding for student extension and enrichment.
  • Establish nationwide teacher professional development and funding support for high ability and gifted students. (more here)

  • Better educate student teachers and current classroom teachers on how to identify and respond to the needs of gifted children.
  • Ensure that funding and resources for gifted children are regionally managed in collaboration with other schools, in recognition of the small number of affected children.
  • Fund specialist education programmes for children assessed as requiring such provision, such as "One Day School".
  • Provide regional resource teachers to support the learning of gifted students and their classroom teachers. (more here)

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