Leadership in Gifted Education


Roya Klingner (Editor)
Head & Founder of the Global Center for Gifted and Talented Children, Freising, Germany

Series: Education in a Competitive and Globalizing World
BISAC: EDU026060

Ideal leadership attributes vary considerably all over the world. Many global projects have been started to develop leadership skills in children.

This unique and engaging text offers:
– A clearly written critique of, and alternative to, many traditional leadership methods.
– An innovative reanalysis of the current leadership situation in gifted education worldwide.
– An accessible introduction to the development of leadership skill and understanding this potential in gifted children.

The information and useful advice provided make this book an ideal resource for those just starting out in the gifted field as well as those who are already gifted advocates.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Chapter 1. Destined to Lead the World? Great Leaders, Fashionable Nonsense, and the Origins and Possible Future of Leadership
(Roland S. Persson, Jönköping University, Sweden)

Chapter 2. The Importance of Leadership Roles in Gifted Education
(Roya Klingner, Global Center for Gifted and Talented Children, Munich, Germany)

Chapter 3. Thoughts about Young Students with Giftedness in Leadership: Do Their Abilities Come Naturally or Is It Something We Can Develop in All Gifted Learners?
(Karen B. Rogers, Professor Emerita, Gifted Studies, College of Education, Leadership, and Counseling, University of St. Thomas, Saint Paul, MN, US)


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