European Honours Council | April 2019 newsletter

Newsletter 21 – April 2019

Invitations to join meetings and conferences and to contribute to our Journal, save-the-dates for events in 2020 and publication opportunities for students! The European Honors Council (EHC) has news for you regarding honors and talent development in higher education:

Invitation: MeTalent YouTalent Event November 2019

Contribute to the Journal of the EHC

Save the date: International meeting for Ph.D. students in honors

Save the date: International honors conference on 10-12 June 2020

Talent education conference in Slovenia, October 2019

Registration for two American honors conferences still open

Publication opportunities for students

 

Invitation: MeTalent YouTalent Event November 2019

The MeTalent YouTalent Event is a two-day working event focusing on spotting talent in yourself and others, for everyone interested in talent development in higher education. It is part of the CoTalent project in which tools are developed for teachers to support talented students. You can join for free in the beautiful city of Münster, Germany on 21-22 November. In addition, a one-night stay (Thu-Fri) will be provided for free for the first 30 teachers and 30 students from outside the CoTalent partner institutions to register interest. The full invitation can be found here. Please register your interest by sending an e-mail to info@cotalentwizard.eu.

This event is co-funded by the Erasmus+ Program of the European Union.

 

Contribute to the Journal of the EHC

The Journal of the European Honors Council (JEHC) invites you to contribute to its next issue. The Journal is set up in full open access to facilitate easy international exchange of knowledge and good practices on the issue of talent development in higher education. It publishes full research papers as well as notes on good practices or preliminary research findings.

The latest issue of JEHC is focused on good practices in honors education. It includes nine examples of good practices and a paper with an overall analysis of the use of good practices in honors education. The full issue can be found at https://doi.org/10.31378/jehc.3.1

Read all issues and sign up for alerts at www.jehc.eu

 

Save the date: International meeting for Ph.D. students in honors

A one-day meeting with in-depth discussion on the projects of Ph.D. students in the subject honors and talent development in higher education is held annually at Hanze UAS Groningen (Netherlands). The 2019 meeting included participants from the Netherlands, Germany, Austria and Denmark. The date for 2020 is now set at 4 February. Please save this date if you are interested in joining, andsend an e-mail to lectoraatexcellentie@org.hanze.nl if you want to be kept up-to-date.

 

Save the date: International honors conference on 10-12 June 2020

In June 2020, an international honors conference will be organized in Groningen, the Netherlands. This will include the final presentation of the CoTalent project (www.cotalentwizard.eu). The EHC and Hanze UAS are part of the organizing committee. More info will follow soon, but the dates are already set: 10-12 June 2020.

 

Talent education conference in Slovenia, October 2019

The Conference Talent Education 2019 – “Everybody counts” will be held on 24th – 26th October 2019 in Portorož, Slovenia. It is organized by MIB – International Education Center and ITEI – International Talent Education Institute. Abstract submission is open until April 30.

The main topic of the conference is practically oriented: how can we transfer theoretical starting points in practice, how practice dictates development of science, practical strategies, working with gifted and talented children, adolescents and young adults. The entire conference will be oriented to didactic and counseling strategies.

More information about the conference, keynote speakers and abstract submission can be found on https://www.talenteducation.si/en/events/talenteducation2019/

 

Registration for two American honors conferences open

The fourth biennial Honors Education at Research Universities (HERU) conference will take place May 21-22, 2019, in Salt Lake City, Utah, USA. The full program has now been announced. For early bird registration for HERU you need to be quick: this ends on April 8. See http://heru2019utah.org

The 54th NCHC Annual Conference will take place from November 6-10, 2019 in New Orleans (USA). Registration is now open. The theme is ‘Disrupting Education: honors, creativity and innovation’. The National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC) is the American-based educational organization designed to support and promote undergraduate honors education. More info here: https://www.nchchonors.org/events/nchc19

 

Publication opportunities for students

UReCA: The NCHC Journal of Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity is a multidisciplinary Web journal sponsored by the National Collegiate Honors Council (NCHC) in the USA. Their mission is to curate relevant, progressive and academic content that appeals to undergraduate students in the United States and abroad. The journal is seeking works from undergraduate students who are engaged in relevant and intriguing research. More info here: https://www.nchc-ureca.com/

In addition, the Journal of the European Honors Council (www.jehc.eu) also accepts student contributions.

 

More info?
Please feel free to send this newsletter around to colleagues and friends, and invite them to also join the EHC. See www.honorscouncil.eu

Find the newsletter archive here.

 

For membership questions: membership@honorscouncil.eu (Marleen Eyckmans)

All other questions: info@honorscouncil.eu (Maarten Hogenstijn – Secretary)

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