A Comparative Study of Family Environment and Counseling Needs among Females Gifted Students at Public Schools and King Abdullah II Schools for Excellence (KASE) in Jordan

Noor Talal ALBdour, Muna Ali Abudarwish


The current study aimed at comparing family environment and counseling needs among females gifted students at public schools and King Abdullah II School for Excellence (KASE) in Ma'an city in Jordan to explore the most appropriate educational alternative. In order to achieve the study goals, a family environment and counseling needs scales were applied on a sample of (n=107) students. Results showed that students' evaluation for family environment at public schools and KASE was high, while gifted students' evaluation for counseling needs at public schools was moderate and KASE was low which reflects that KASE is more appropriate educational alternative for gifted and talented female students. Results also reported a reverse relationship between each of family environment and counseling needs in both cases, although rapprochement of prevailing family environment for all gifted students, finally, a group of recommendations was provided.

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.5296/ije.v10i4.13683

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