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Identifying gifted and talented learners – getting started

Publication date:
May 2008
Inclusion staff, Lead intervention teacher, Leading teacher, Teacher
Guidance, Leading teacher, Preventing underachievement
Booklet, Key resource


This publication is available as a PDF file (1.1 MB).

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This publication is intended as a starting point for schools in all phases in developing good practice in identification. It includes advice on identification through provision in order to surface hidden gifts and talents, and a focus on identification of under-achieving gifted and talented learners, particularly those groups who are not traditionally well-represented in gifted and talented populations. This is the second edition of core guidance on the identification of gifted and talented learners, and provides an update to initial guidance published in 2006.

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