The Gifted Disadvantaged: A Ten Year Longitudinal Study of Compensatory Education in Israel, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

The Gifted Disadvantaged

A Ten Year Longitudinal Study of Compensatory Education in Israel, 1st Edition

By Moshe Smilansky, David Nevo


254 pages

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Originally published in 1979. This study was supported by a grant from the Bernard Van Leer Foundation, The Hague, Netherlands. The Gifted Disadvantaged is the result of a ten year study, and presents an innovative program in the education of the more gifted among the socially disadvantaged, demonstrating the merit of such a program designed and implemented in Israel.

Table of Contents

Part 1: General Orientation to Compensatory Education in Israel 1. Some Aspects of the Socio-political Background of Israel 2. Who are the Culturally Disadvantaged? 3. Stages and Patterns in Israeli Policy 4. Toward the Disadvantaged 5. Major Approaches Toward Fostering the Disadvantaged during the Compensatory Education Stage Part 2: The Boarding School Fostering Program for the Gifted Disadvantaged: A Ten Year Longitudinal Evaluation 6. The Rationale of the Program 7. The Process of Implementation 8. The Evaluation Design of the Program 9. Students' Educational and Socio-economic Background 10. Student's Success in Secondary Education 11. The Social Acceptance of the Boarding Students within their Classes 12. Continuation of Studies in Higher Education 13. Toward the Future

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Routledge Library Editions: Comparative Education

Reissuing works originally published between 1962 and 1995, this collection is made up of volumes that examine insights and data from the practises and situation in one country or area when considering educational practice elsewhere. Many important educational questions are examined from this international and comparative perspective in these volumes. Countries represented here include Russia, the Caribbean, Latin America, Australia and New Zealand, China, France, Japan, Israel, Italy, Germany, the United Kingdom and the United States. Many of the volumes look at the whole area of comparative education and its methods and theories, while one looks at the Unesco literacy program.

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