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The Knowledge

Synopsis

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First in a series looking at education.
Too Clever by Half? John Fashanu tells the story of Ahmed, who is six years old and has an IQ of 150. His mother cannot find a school to meet the needs of her very bright son and, living on a council estate, she is too poorto pay for his education. Two South London schools might have helped him, but one is alreadyfull and the othertoo far away. Ahmed's story illustrates how easily such a gift can become a burden. Producer Dick Foster Stereo BOOKLET: send a PO/chequefor£2.00, made payable to BBC Education, to: [address removed]
CONFERENCE: BBC Education hosts a teachers' conference on gifted children on 4 May. For details telephone Jenny Hunt on [number removed]

Contributors

Unknown: John Fashanu
Unknown: Jenny Hunt

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