Friday 15 December 2017

Gifted children are our future

There are estimated to be around 23,000 exceptionally gifted children in Ireland today and this level of intelligence has to be cause for optimism.

There is a growing concern that these gifted children can be somewhat overlooked in ordinary schooling systems.

A new programme on RTE called 'Bright Young Things: Growing Up Gifted' follows the stories of some of these children in the top 5pc of academic achievement in Ireland.

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