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Bite Science | Western Approaches for the identification and development of talent

This literature review provides an overview of the various modern approaches in talent programs for the context of schools and sports reported in scientific journals (2009–2019) and presents their similarities and differences and options for cross-pollination between contexts.

Author: Irene R. Faber,Lena Sloot,Lianne Hoogeveen,Marije T. Elferink-Gemser &Jörg Schorer

Lianne Hoogeveen appointed to special professorship in Identification, Support and Counseling of Talent

Lianne Hoogeveen has been appointed to the special professorship in Identification, Support and Counseling of Talent at the Radboud University Faculty of Social Sciences with effect from 1 March 2021. This teaching and research remit is a partnership with the Radboud Centre for Social Sciences and CBO Talent Development.

Bite Science | Affective Curriculum for Helping the Social and Emotional Well-Being of Gifted Children

The importance of educational needs and affective needs of gifted individuals, and more specifically how to address them are both recognized and taken care of by educators and scholars in the field of gifted education.

Author: dr. Enyi Jen

Bite Science | Measuring potential for learning by means of digitalised dynamic testing

According to dr. Bart Vogelaar, assistant professor at the Developmental and Educational Psychology unit of the Institute of Psychology, Leiden University,  it can be worthwhile to use dynamic instruments instead of or in addition to more conventional instruments, such as IQ tests. 

Radboud Recharge | Intelligence: How much do we know?

Gone are the days when the term “intelligence” was applied solely to humans. We now speak about intelligent behavior in other species (including plants), and increasingly so in machines. But how much do we know about our own intelligence?

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Radboud Recharge | 'The ability to learn is for life'

'Sometimes Dutch is so potent that we can’t see it: the English word "teaching" doesn’t mean the same thing as "learning", the German word "lehren" pertains to teaching while its counterpart "lernen" pertains to learning, but the Dutch word "leren" can be used to mean either learning or teaching', writes Han van Krieken, Rector Magnificus of the Radboud University on Radboud Recharge, the lifelong learning service of Radboud University. 'That you might actually learn more from teaching than from being taught is something that teachers know better than anyone.

RITHA Team | Keeping up the good work!

For many of us, 2020 has been a though year. Due to Covid19 and the measures taken to prevent it, some of our RITHA International groups were heavily affected. Some groups had to be cancelled, other groups have been postponed. But sometimes, as a ray of hope, things went remarkably well! 

The world after COVID-19 | 'Want to make this world a better place? Keep on learning'

Experts say that for the first time since 1998, global poverty will increase due to COVID-19. As is stated by the UN, good education and (mental) health are of utmost importance if we want to end poverty and other deprivations. Now more than ever, we need excellent professionals in those fields, claims dr. Lianne Hoogeveen, head of Radboud International Training on High Ability.

Author: prof. dr. Lianne Hoogeveen