“Making the highly gifted child part of the group”

“Making the highly gifted child part of the group”

Let’s go back in time to around 15 years ago. Imagine, for the first time, you as a parent are confronted with ‘intellectual giftedness’. Until that moment you had never even heard of the term. At the primary school that your child goes to, there is little knowledge...
Spanish recipes

Spanish recipes

If you fancy sampling some Spanish cuisine, I have two new recipes for you. Do you know all the words? Look up any words you don’t know in a dictionary or online, and you could even create your own special cooking dictionary to make things easier next time. Have fun...
Gifted pupils in primary school

Gifted pupils in primary school

A gifted pupil is intelligent, very creative and very motivated to learn everything about a subject that appeals to him or her… and that’s where the primary school curriculum comes in. Which of the subjects on the curriculum appeal to the gifted pupil, and if a...
Funding for gifted children

Funding for gifted children

For a period of four years, the Dutch government has pledged a contribution to meet the extra costs associated with providing good education appropriate to the developmental needs of gifted school pupils. Stay informed about the possibilities in your country via...
Spring and happiness

Spring and happiness

Who doesn’t enjoy the spring blossom and flowers? They can give you fleeting moments of happiness – ones that evaporate as soon as something else happens or another thought crosses your mind. But how dearly we would love to hold on to that sense of happiness or...
Giftedness week

Giftedness week

This year I will participate in Giftedness Week for the first time. This special event, which is held in the week of 9 to 17 March, features activities by many organisations throughout the Netherlands and Flemish Belgium. These organisations are keen to share their...
Art and Culture in Spain

Art and Culture in Spain

If you are going on holiday to Spain in the coming months, there are many museums in Spain that are worthy of a visit. There are a total of 332 museums in the major Spanish cities and only a few of them charge an entrance fee to European citizens, meaning that many...