• Zaneta Zdravkovska Elementary school "Elpida Karamandi" – Bitola


Students with specific needs like gifted are not seen as primary candidates for the course of counseling in our primary schools, since greater emphasis is put on counseling for troubled students. This means that gifted students who have behavioral difficulties are not advised. Most of the educational work with gifted students should focus on their differentiated characteristics and needs. The affective differences as well as the cognitive focus focus on creating special advisory interventions in three specific areas: Psycho-social, educational and career / life planning. Gifted children as a group possess more positive social characteristics than their unassuming peers. However, on an individual plan, gifted students suffer in different ways without proper advisory intervention. The nature of gifted people is such that it requires a set of more special counseling extending far beyond those intended for the average student. In the psycho-social domain, teachers are in a great position to provide counseling to students by means of counseling techniques that are an integral part of other teaching and learning activities in the classroom. Because the pedagogical - psychological service, regular classroom teachers, and parents are often not available or not trained in relevant counseling problems for this population, an alternative to providing a gifted counseling system is the teacher who has acquired a special education for the gifted.


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How to Cite
ZDRAVKOVSKA, Zaneta. COUNSELING ON GIFTED AND TALENTED. International Journal of Education TEACHER, [S.l.], v. 7, n. 14, p. 43-47, sep. 2017. ISSN 1857-8888. Available at: <>. Date accessed: 17 feb. 2019. doi: