A Novel Graduate Program in Giftedness Education

A Novel Graduate Program in Giftedness Education
The Faculty of Education at the University of Haifa has established a new and unique graduate program in Israel – an M.A. Program in the Education of the Gifted and the Talented. The program is aimed at students who are interested in research on the development, learning and teaching of high ability students; mentoring teachers of gifted; instructional and curricular design for gifted and talented; testing the gifted and counseling gifted students and their parents. Courses in the graduate program include: Research in Gifted education; Personal and Affective Characteristics of the Gifted; Cognitive Characteristics of the Gifted; Creativity and Giftedness; Social Justice and Giftedness; Teaching the Gifted; Curricula for Gifted Students.
Students studying at the program can work with the pupils in RANGE Center through combining theory and practice in the education of intellectually promising students.