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Gifted & Talented Children and their Needs

Tsiamis Athanasios

Athanasios Tsiamis is an Educational Psychologist, member of the Board of Directors of the Society for the Advancement of the Education of Creative / Talented / Gifted Children and Adolescents, and a member of the Association of Greek Psychologists, the British Psychological Society (CPsychol) and the European Council of Children with High Capabilities.

He has participated in the McGill University research group on the identification of gifted / talented children in alternative ways. He has taught in an adult education program on the subject of giftedness. He has conducted a training program for unemployed teachers on the subject of teaching gifted / talented children. From 1996 to date he has designed and implemented enrichment programs for gifted children aimed at fostering  creativity and providing  breath and depth of knowledge on specific topics to mainstream primary school students. He is an author of a book on giftedness and  has participated in European and National conferences with papers mainly related to the particular characteristics, the identification, and education of gifted children in the Greek Education system.

He has studied psychology at Deree College in Athens and Educational Psychology at McGill University in Montreal, Canada.

The Social and Emotional Needs of Gifted & Talented Children

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