Gifted and Talented Education Exhibition
Gifted and talented education was initiated in Taiwan in 1973 and has grown rapidly. The development of such programs were concentrated around the period 1973-1978 and targeted elementary school level; these services were expanded to the junior high school level in 1979 and to the senior high school level in 1987. So far, the development of gifted and talented education in Taiwan spanned over 45 years. Academic institutions such as normal universities or teachers’ colleges, special education centers at universities, gifted education resource centers in city and county governments all support strengthening the quality of gifted education. The resource centers offer information, assistance, training for special education and assist government agencies in improving education practices, policies, and services. The following resource centers for gifted and talented in different cities will be invited to share their present status and best practices.