RESEARCH ECHOES: New Model of Preschool Education

In the article you can read about a verified program of emotional intelligence development combined with introducing ICT tools and elements of science into preschool education in the form of free play. The Program aims at preparing children for functioning in the world of the future. Such a young person is able to diagnose emotions, express them in a way that does not offend peers’ feelings, should broaden intellectual horizons on the basis of skillful selection of data (selected ICT tool and, above all, should naturally perceive science as great fun.

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EGIFT SUMMER SCHOOL 2018 successfully concluded. Altogether 49 participants, mostly experienced professionals in GE from 8 EU countries, spent a week together sharing and discussing their educational practices with gifted students. The focus of the event was to deepen and expand the knowledge on why and how to optimize approaches for cultivation of young people talents (Centre for Research and Promotion of Giftedness at Faculty of Education, University of Ljubljana). You might add also pictures attached.

EGIFT Summer School 2018: July 16 – 20, 2018

In the framework of Erasmus+ project entitled Development of an Online Programme for Teachers of Gifted Students in Regular Classrooms (EGIFT) the second teacher-training event will be organised at University of Ljubljana, Faculty of Education, Centre for Research and Promotion of Giftedness.

EGIFT summer school is an integral part of the project, giving participants the opportunities to hear from experts in the field of gifted education and to devise their own application of best practice for gifted students in their classes. The interplay of three domains – underachievement, equality of access, and multiple exceptionalities – will be highlighted among different interactive sessions (i.e., lectures, workshops, and outdoor activities) during the week.

The participants will be 36 teachers and other education professionals from 8 EU countries, invited by 8 project partners:

Dublin City University,Friedrich-Alexander-Universitaet Erlangen Nurnberg, Westfaelische Wilhems-Universitaet Muenster, Anatolia Association of Post-Secondary Education and Vocational Training, Association of Hungarian Talent Support Organisations, Italian Association for Gifted and Talented Students, National Student Academy (Latvia), University of Glasgow, and Univerza v Ljubljani.