Introduction to Giftedness in Lebanon

  • Anies Al-Hroub
  • Sara El KhouryEmail author
Part of the SpringerBriefs in Psychology book series (BRIEFSPSYCHOL)


This chapter provides the background to the research and practices regarding giftedness in Lebanon. Consequently, this chapter will present the current definitions of giftedness according to research and theory and will shed light on existing identification practices and programs used in Lebanon as reported in the research. It will discuss the status of gifted education in Lebanon, existing challenges, and future opportunities.


Lebanon Definitions of giftedness IQ scores Identification procedures Identifying culturally gifted Challenges Future opportunities 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Education, ChairpersonAmerican University of BeirutBeirutLebanon
  2. 2.Department of EducationAmerican University of BeirutJouniehLebanon

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