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Balanced research and practice High ability is still mainly connotated with academic domains and research based data are numerous in this field. But when it comes to vocational trainings or professional talents research is comparatively sparse. In order to create a new tradition in talking about highly...

Balanced research and practice 21st century-skill frameworks in the educational field can benefit from studies exploring accelerated development and expression in childhood and adolescence. Those objectives include such social acts as knowledge sharing, thinking, innovation and creation. In this presentation we seek to explore further data...

Balanced research and practice Many professionals working in the gifted field resonate with Dabrowski’s theory of positive disintegration (TPD). For some, it remains an elusive theory. In this workshop we will dive into the personality development of the world-renowned climate activist Greta Thunberg. By connecting her...

Practice based Dropouts and their surroundings often feel desperate. They feel like they have an inadequate skillset to manage the complex learning situation (of the youngsters). In this talk, based on qualitative research in the Netherlands and personal contacts with (the network of) gifted students/dropouts, Akke...