International Journal of Secondary Education

Volume 9, Issue 3, September 2021

  • Openness to Experience, a Personality Trait of Gifted Adolescents and One of the Key Factors of High Developmental Potential

    Mia Frumau-van Pinxten, Jan Derksen, Willy Peters

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 3, September 2021
    Pages: 74-85
    Received: 12 June 2021
    Accepted: 28 June 2021
    Published: 9 July 2021
    Abstract: The purpose of this study was to enhance our understanding of what motivates gifted individuals. The focus was on how the personality traits of highly gifted and gifted adolescents differ from those of adolescents with above-average intelligence. In a longitudinal self-report study, the following traits were considered: Openness to Experience (Imag... Show More
  • Community Participation in the Development of Secondary Schools in Plateau State Nigeria

    Theresa Stephen Gyang, Joshua Musa Gusen

    Issue: Volume 9, Issue 3, September 2021
    Pages: 86-90
    Received: 28 June 2021
    Accepted: 14 July 2021
    Published: 4 August 2021
    Abstract: The paper examined community participation in the development of secondary schools in Plateau State. Education being a capital intensive investment is faced with numerous challenges that government alone cannot handle. Many secondary schools in Plateau state are operating with scarce resources resulting to low standard output. This requires the par... Show More