How to set up a program for talented students

Developing an educational program can be a daunting task. This video gives program developers interventions to support that development process.

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This video gives program developers interventions to support that development process. It contains practical tips and methods for having constructive meetings.

This video is relevant for lecturers, educational developers and educational managers that want to understand the dynamics and tips and tricks for developing an honours talent program. It can also be of interest to students that follow an honours talent program, that want to understand the meaning behind certain elements of the program they are following.

The video shows the process of developing an honours talent program. The video starts with explaining the fundamentals of the development process, after which layers are added to specific development goals that an honours talent program can have.

The video walks the viewer through different interactions, interventions and dynamics in creating a program for talented individuals. Of particular interest for developers of a talent program should be the lean coffee method and pizza sessions. These are laid out in the video and explained with a voice over, while seeing the developers in the process of applying the methods to the development of a talent program.

Questions for reflection

1. What kind of talent program do you want to develop?

2. With which colleagues would you like to develop a talent program and why?

3. What kind of methods do you use to develop innovative education for your talented students?  

  • Wolfensberger, M.C.V., (2012). Teaching for Excellence. Honours pedagogies revealed.
  • http://agilecoffee.com/leancoffee/

Hanze University of Applied Sciences, Groningen, the Netherlands

Voice over: Jeroen Loef – Honours coordinator and lecturer, School of Marketing Management

Marieke ter Braak – Honours lecturer, School of Marketing Management

Jaan Kets – Honours lecturer, School of Marketing Management

Ivonne Weidgraaf – Honours support, School of Marketing Management

Inge Hamersma – Marketing communication, School of Marketing Management

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