School principals and school communities should base the development of policy and subsequent determination of students' suitability for accelerated progression on the Policy and implementation strategies for the education of gifted and talented students (revised 2004) and the GUIDELINES for an accelerated progression (revised 2000)."
Based on the above provision of the policy and implementation strategies for the education of gifted and talented students (revised 2004), available online at http:www.det.nsw.edu.au/policies/ , there is a collaborative approach.
The rationale for the present policy is to allow the faster development of students who are gifted and talented as compared to those with normal intelligence and talents. It is an accepted fact that gifted and talented children may find their classes boring if they are treated similarly with the normal children. Moreover, said normal children may not find themselves at par with the gifted and talented thereby resulting to unnecessary conflict which may develop to some psychological disorder like inferiority complex.
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