Year 2020, Volume 7 , Issue 1, Pages 11 - 16 2020-04-15

Introducing a Concept for Supporting Academically Gifted Students -the Osthushenrich- Center for Giftedness Research (OZHB)
Introducing a Concept for Supporting Scientifically Gifted Students - the Osthushenrich-Center for Giftedness Research (OZHB) at the Department of Biology at Bielefeld University, Germany

Claas WEGNER [1] , Carolin ZEHNE [2] , İnga WİESE [3] , Marie Sophie SCHÄFERS [4]


Oftentimes, the promotion of scientifically gifted students in regular schools can constitute a great challenge for educators, the school system, as well as students themselves. The article introduces the Osthushenrich-Center for Giftedness Research (Osthushenrich-Zentrum für Hochbegabungsforschung an der Fakultät für Biologie, OZHB) at Bielefeld University, Germany (Head: Prof. Dr. Claas Wegner). The center aims at identifying, promoting, and helping scientifically gifted students in the region  to further nurture their talents. Through its three-part structure (research, counselling, and practice), existing approaches to the identification and education of gifted students are constantly evaluated and revised. The article will give an insight into the theoretical basis of the center as well as its structure and practical projects which are not only concerned with promoting scientifically gifted students but also offer training courses for educators to improve school practice.


Oftentimes, the promotion of scientifically gifted students in regular schools can constitute a great challenge for educators, the school system, as well as students themselves. The article introduces the Osthushenrich-Center for Giftedness Research (Osthushenrich-Zentrum für Hochbegabungsforschung an der Fakultät für Biologie, OZHB) at Bielefeld University, Germany (Head: Prof. Dr. Claas Wegner). The center aims at identifying, promoting, and helping scientifically gifted students in the region  to further nurture their talents. Through its three-part structure (research, counselling, and practice), existing approaches to the identification and education of gifted students are constantly evaluated and revised. The article will give an insight into the theoretical basis of the center as well as its structure and practical projects which are not only concerned with promoting scientifically gifted students but also offer training courses for educators to improve school practice.


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Primary Language en
Subjects Education, Scientific Disciplines
Published Date April 2020
Journal Section Teacher Education
Authors

Orcid: 0000-0001-8866-7704
Author: Claas WEGNER
Institution: Bielefeld University
Country: Germany


Orcid: 1011-7700-1698-6209
Author: Carolin ZEHNE

Orcid: 0000-0000-0000-0000
Author: İnga WİESE

Orcid: 0000-0000-0000-0000
Author: Marie Sophie SCHÄFERS

Dates

Publication Date : April 15, 2020

APA WEGNER, C , ZEHNE, C , WİESE, İ , SCHÄFERS, M . (2020). Introducing a Concept for Supporting Academically Gifted Students -the Osthushenrich- Center for Giftedness Research (OZHB). Journal of Gifted Education and Creativity , 7 (1) , 11-16 . Retrieved from https://dergipark.org.tr/en/pub/jgedc/issue/52403/645254