A new dimension in education of Turkish gifted children

Baykoc N., UYAROĞLU B., Aydemir D., Seval C.

Cyprus International Conference on Educational Research (CY-ICER), CYPRUS, 8 - 11 February 2012, vol.47, pp.2005-2009 identifier

  • Publication Type: Conference Paper / Full Text
  • Volume: 47
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.sbspro.2012.06.940
  • Country: CYPRUS
  • Page Numbers: pp.2005-2009
  • Hacettepe University Affiliated: Yes


The "NB Interest and Ability Domains Development Program" is the very first and unique program which is designed compatible with the socio-cultural and economic structure of Turkiye. The aim of the study is to present the NB Interest And Ability Domains Development Program, Weekend Special Groups (WSG), Sununer Special Clusters (SSC) and Winter Special Clusters (WSC) as a globalized, K-12 applicable and resilient education for gifted-talented and normally developed children. On the base of "NB Interest and Ability Domains Development Program" three new enrichment programs are effectuated by the same foundation; Weekend Special Groups, Summer and Winter Special Clusters. These programs are developed to support the social and emotional developments of gilled and talented children as well as their mental skills by applying special programs designed according to the children's interest and ability domains. Weekend special group studies started in January 2008, Winter Special Clusters are firstly started in February 2010 and lastly the Summer Special Clusters were effectuated in the summer of 2011. (C) 2012 Published by Elsevier Ltd. Selection