Mojca Kukanja Gabrijelcic

Mojca Kukanja Gabrijelcic
University of Primorska | UP · Department of Educational Sciences

PhD

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In the 21st century, gifted and talented students are probably a more valuable natural resource in any country than oil or gas. Every nation must therefore respect a small group of individuals who, by virtue of their abilities, play a crucial role in scientific, industrial, technological and cultural development. Therefore, the promotion of gi...
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Abstract: In contemporary school systems, the concept of a teacher is defined as a socially and emotionally intelligent, pedagogically, and psychologically competent school leader. This would mean that not only the teacher's subject knowledge is sufficient, but also good knowledge of general pedagogical-psychological skills, knowledge, and manage...
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Population aging is a socially topical phenomenon in all countries, as it radically changes the social structure, culture, certain employment mechanisms and policies of countries. However, some important structural features of the labour market related to the work of teachers shape the position of teachers even more intensely and can have strong im...
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The article deals with the field of gifted children, who are considerably neglected from the point of view of programmatic and legislative approaches in the field of education in the Republic of Slovenia. The substantive research focus is therefore mainly on understanding and detailing the role of parents in discovering characteristics of poten...
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There are two basic organisational approaches to training gifted students in the world: training gifted students in special departments or schools, where they are trained through special, tailor made programmes, and training together with other students. In Europe, there are great differences in the definition of giftedness, the identification and...
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Conceptualization of Talent in Sport. The purpose of this paper is to present the interdisciplinary problem of giftedness and talent in the Slovene elementary school system and attempt to meaningfully interpret the terminology of both terms for the field of sport education. Despite the considerable attention paid to researching the changing underst...
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SUMMARY The demanding interdisciplinary problem of gifted or potentially gifted children at pre-school level is almost ignored in the Slovenian professional area, although in this monograph we present some basic theoretical and developmental starting points for its further conceptualisation. Above all we want to show the role and the importance of...
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INKLUZIVNO UČNO OKOLJE, SODOBNA UČNA DIFERENCIACIJA IN NADARJENI UČENCI Diferenciacija oziroma individualizacija izobraževanja je večdimenzionalen in večplasten pojav, ki je pomemben tako z vidika posameznika, ki mu je konkretno izobraževanje namenjeno, kot z vidika družbe, ki izobraževanje zagotavlja, organizira in uresničuje. Namen diferenciacije...
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The highest level of educational quality can be achieved with teachers' awareness of their fundamental responsibilities in teaching gifted and talented students, knowing their capacities and characteristics and their different needs. The chapter presents research on teachers' self-assessment of their competencies, efficacy, and attitudes towards gi...
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The paper aims to analyse History curriculum for Slovenian elementary school, with the special focus being on the content-objectives adaptation of the curricula for working with successful students (hereinafter also gifted). The main purpose of the study was to determine how and to what extent are the History content (syllabus) and objectives adapt...
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The paper aims to analyse History curriculum for Slovenian elementary school, with the special focus being on the content-objectives adaptation of the curricula for working with successful students (hereinafter also gifted). The main purpose of the study was to determine how and to what extent are the History content (syllabus) and objectives adapt...
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Recognizing giftedness in young preschool children presents an important challenge to all educators. Because giftedness needs nurturing, the aim of the research was to emphasize the importance of gifted children's right to adequate educational opportunities, which will stimulate the optimal development of their potentials. In order to achieve the l...
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Abstract This paper describes the role, mission, competences, social intelligence and responsibility of the gifted and talented teacher in terms of working and developing gifted students. Emphasize particularly gifted student teacher profile, whose specific needs and characteristics demands an independent, responsible and generaly competent specia...
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Identification process of gifted and talented students in Slovenia and in Europe is based on various theoretical models which in discovering and identifying gifted students emphasize the use of standardized psychometric test batteries (intelligence tests, creativity tests etc.), or give the important role of opinion and assessment of all participan...
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In this paper, some key points regarding a teacher's proficiency, professional development, attitudes and problems in working with gifted students are presented. The results of the empirical research, which is also the subject of the paper, show the following problems: teachers are inadequately informed about the issues concerning discovering and w...
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The paper presents a qualitative and quantitative analysis of 44 contemporary, legally approved history textbooks, which were issued by various publishers in Slovenia, United Kingdom - England and Italy and in use in the school years 2010/2011, 2011/12 and 2012/13. The data processing has been conducted with technique of content analysis in history...
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The paper presents the significance and the role of emotional intelligence (hereinafter EI) in the professional development of teachers. Firstly, we analyze in detail the issue of the definition of EI and its conceptualization in the school environment. According to that we outline of Mayer-Saloveyev model of EI, and administered it in the school p...
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This article presents some of the theoretical basis about development of critical and creative thinking at all educational levels. The focus is on the importance and role of promoting student’s creativity at Faculty of Education with an emphasis on implementation of the methods and techniques to promote creative and critical thinking in the study a...
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This paper presents some terminological gaps in gifted and talented field. Definitions are analyzed according to major foreign experts and we tried to apply them into Slovenian conceptual and educational area. It’s often it happens that the lay public, as well as some teachers do not use following definitions as; academic achievement, talent, gifte...
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A correlational study examined the relationship between motivational orientation, motivational beliefs, metacognitive learning strategies, and academic performance in a student sample. The study included 307 students (96.4% female and 3.6% male students) of the Faculty of Education at the University of Primorska and the University of Maribor. We us...
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A correlational study examined the relationship between motivational orientation, motivational beliefs, metacognitive learning strategies, and academic performance in a student sample. The study included 307 students (96.4% female and 3.6% male students) of the Faculty of Education at the University of Primorska and the University of Maribor. We us...
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This paper presents some terminological gaps in the education of gifted and talented learners. Definitions are analysed with regard to the background of major foreign experts ' work striving to apply them to Slovene conceptual and educational field. It happens rather frequently that the lay public, as well as some teachers, fail to use the definiti...

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JGEDC is one of the most important academic journals in the field of gifted education and creativity in the world. JGEDC has renewed its editorial board. Todd Kettler and Michael Shaughnessy serve as editor-in-chief. Academics in the Editorial Board Dr. Martina BRAZZOLOTTO Prof.Dr. Rena F. SUBOTNIK Prof. Dr. Ann ROBINSON Prof.Dr. Kirsi TIRRI Prof.Dr. Hanna DAVID Prof. Dr. Antti JUVONEN Dr. Monica MEADOWS Dr. Vivien GYURIS Dr. Sarah Marie BERRY Dr. Mojca KUKANJA GABRIJELCIC Dr. Ahmed Hassan Hemdan MOHAMED Dr. Anne M. ROBERTS Dr. Keri GUILBAULT Prof. Dr. Connie PHELPS Dr. Marisa SOTO-HARRİSON We invite academics working in the field of gifted education and creativity to take part in the editorial board and submit articles. We would like to thank everyone who contributed to our project to make JGEDC the world's most important and most read academic journal. JGECD is registered there in Turkey as ISSN, but its editorial management office is located in London, UK. For communication about our project E-mail: editorjgedc@gmail.com Phone-Whatsapp: + 90 505 3835795 JGEDC web site: https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/jgedc
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Zasnova projekta temelji na humanističnem pristopu in zavedanju o pomembnosti zgodnjega odkrivanja in vsestranskega razvoja talentov, ki so nosilni stebri naše prihodnosti, človeškega razvoja in napredka na številnih življenjskih področjih. Vzgajanje in razvijanje talentov posameznika je življenjska investicija, ki naj bi bila primarna skrb vzgoje in izobraževanja. Cilj programa je izdelati in pilotno vpeljati nov model celostnega prepoznavanja in usmerjanja (razvoja) mladih talentov od predšolske stopnje dalje.