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Gifted and talented children

 

Overview

Eight Yolngu consultants came to Darwin from Arnhemland for a research workshop looking at gifted and talented children. The plain language statement prepared for the Charles Darwin University ethics committee said;

Yolngu elders can often identify very special young people who will grow up to be leaders in ceremony, in clan groups, in the community or in politics. Unfortunately, the school system does not understand these points of view.

The Gifted and talented project brought Yolngu elders and educators together as a focus group to talk about:

Abstract adapted from Yolngu Aboriginal Consultants Initiative

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Last updated: 8 November 2011
 
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