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Published: 31. 07. 2017 ob 07:49    Age: 110 days

Identifying the Gifted and Work With Them in Education - Second Notice

Centre for Research and Promotion of Giftedness at the Faculty of Education of the University of Ljubljana (CRSN) organizes

 

the 2nd International Professional-Research Meeting – Conference,

held on September 21 and 22, 2017

 

Individuals and institutions that address giftedness, Talent Points within the European Talent Support Network (ETSN) as well as educators, teachers, teachers/professors mentors, and researchers who deal with the talented and would like to exchange experience in this field, gain new knowledge and make new acquaintances, are kindly invited to attend.

 

The objectives of the conference are as follows:

-          Presentations of individual institutions - Talent Points within the European Talent Support Network (ETSN) and their practices and challenges of working with the gifted.

-          Exchange of experience and expertise, research ideas with regard to the identification, promotion and work with the gifted at the national and international levels, and in various fields, e.g. natural sciences, social sciences, humanities, mathematics, art, sports, computer science, technology.

-          Learning of and networking between agencies with similar professional or research interests.

-          Cultivating a learning community of experts for quality teaching, based on the promotion of the learning potentials of the gifted.

 

Programme:

Thursday, September 21, 2017

8:00–8:45

Arrival and registration

9:00–9:20

Opening ceremony

Cultural programme:

Prof Dr Črtomir Frelih, Prof Dr Barbara Siherl Kafol, Assistant Prof Alenka Vidrih

Introductory greeting:

Assoc Prof Dr Mojca Juriševič, head of CRSN UL PEF

Assoc Prof Dr Janez Vogrinc, dean of UL PEF

Ms Csilla Fuszek, Secreary of the European Network for the Support of Gifted Individuals (ETSN)

9:20–10:05

Dr Fani Nolimal, ZRSŠ (plenary lecture):

EDUCATIONAL ENVIRONMENT FOR GIFTED INDIVIDUALS: DIDACTIC APPROACHES AND STRATGIES

10:05–10:30

Coffee break

10:30–12:30

Thematic sections – individual presentations

(coordinators: Assistant Prof Dr Boštjan Kuzman, Assoc Prof Dr Vesna Ferk Savec, Assoc Prof Dr Mojca Juriševič, Assistant Prof Dr Darija Skubic, Assistant Prof Dr Maja Umek)

 

Project '24NADur' start – gifted students from Talent Points in cooperation with the students of the Faculty of Education, University of Ljubljana (coordinated by Assoc Prof Dr Gregor Torkar)

12:30–13:30

Lunch at the Faculty restaurant

13:30–14:15

Poster section with coffee

14:30–15:15

Prof Dr Heidrun Stoeger, Universität Regensburg; South German Talent Centre (plenary lecture):

ONLINE MENTORING AS AN EXTRACURRICULAR MEASURE TO ENCOURAGE TALENTED GIRLS IN STEM (SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY, ENGINEERING, AND MATHEMATICS)

15:15–16:45

Round table discussion: RESEARCH WITH THEGIFTED

Contributors: Talent Points; coordinator: Prof Dr Mojca Čepič

 

Friday, September 22, 2017

8:00–8:45

Arrival and registration

9:00–9:45

Dr Margaret Sutherland, University of Glasgow (plenary lecture):

STARTING STRONG: WHAT DOES THIS MEAN FOR YOUNG GIFTED LEARNERS?

9:15–10:00

Cultural programme:

Prof Dr Črtomir Frelih, Prof Dr Barbara Siherl Kafol, Assistant Prof Alenka Vidrih

10:00–10:45

Dr Colm O'Reilly, Centre for Talented Youth Ireland; CTY Talent Centre (plenary lecture):

CASE STUDY OF A UNIVERSITY BASED PROGRAMME FOR GIFTED STUDENTS: CTY IRELAND

10:45–11:15

Coffee break

11:15–12:45

Thematic sections – individual presentations

(koordinatorji: Assistant Prof Dr Boštjan Kuzman, Assoc Prof Dr Vesna Ferk Savec, Assoc Prof Dr Mojca Juriševič, Assistant Prof Dr Darija Skubic, Assistant Prof Dr Maja Umek)

 

Presentation '24NADur' projects and evaluation– gifted students from Talent Points (coordinator: Assoc Prof Dr Gregor Torkar)

12:45–13:45

Lunch at the Faculty restaurant

14:00–14:45

Dr Željko Rački, Sveučilište Josipa Jurja Strossmayera u Osijeku, Talent Point (plenary lecture):

GIFTED EDUCATION AND THE STRUCTURE OF CREATIVE BEHAVIOR

14:45–15:45

Round table discussion: THE GIFTED ON EDUCATING THE GIFTED

Contributors: Talent Points; coordinator: Assoc Prof Dr Gregor Torkar

Announcement of the '24NADur' project winning team of the  

 

The early registration fee is EUR 40 for the participants of Talent Points and EUR 80 for all other participant. After July 3, 2017 the fee is uniform and amounts to EUR 100. The fee includes conference expenses (such as the material provided by the organiser, snacks and beverages during breaks, and lunch). Students, retired individuals, and those with unemployment status are exempt from the fee.

 

Payments can be carried out via a direct deposit to the account TRR SI56 0110 0603 0706 731 (ref.no.SI00 291254) or by emailing the invoice data to crsn@pef.uni-lj.si or sending it to the address: CRSN, Pedagoška fakulteta UL, Kardeljeva ploščad 16, 1000 Ljubljana.

 

Conference online registration at: https://www.1ka.si/a/119672

 

All those interested in attending the conference are encouraged to actively participate in the event by presenting their work and experience. The conference will be held in Slovenian and English. While plenary lectures will not be translated, translations for the presentations in thematic sections will be provided if necessary.

 

The deadline for submitting poster applications is June 30, 2017 – submissions of the title and a short summary of the poster (100-150 words) in Slovenian and English are required. Abstract are accepted at: https://www.1ka.si/a/120362.

 

All active participants will receive a Certificate of Active Participation at the international conference, graded in accordance with The Rules on Promotion to Professional Titles in Education (Official Gazette of the Republic of Slovenia, no. 54/2002 and amendments).

 

The excursion to Škocjanski zatok near Koper will be held on Saturday, September 23 organised by the Talent Point DOPPS – BirdLife Slovenia. Applications at: https://www.1ka.si/a/132673

 

For all additional information we are available at: crsn@pef.uni-lj.si

or at the telephone number: 01 5892 353.

 

Follow us at: https://www.pef.uni-lj.si/crsn.html

 

We invite you to present your work and experiences in the field of working with the gifted, and become part of the professional and learning community within the European Talent Support Network (ETSN).

 

All Talent Points are cordially invited to present their work in the form of a poster to present our ETSN cooperation and networking.

 

We expect the participation of colleagues from Slovenia and other European countries, Talent Centres, and Talent Points.

 

On behalf of the Faculty of Education, University of Ljubljana, and CRSN we warmly welcome you at our conference.

 

 

Assoc Prof Dr Mojca Juriševič,

 

Head of CRSN

 

 

Assoc Prof Dr Janez Vogrinc,

 

Dean of The Faculty of Education