Programmes/centres for the gifted in EU

Villiers Park Educational Trust

Villiers Park Educational Trust helps able young people to reach their full academic potential and develop a passion for learning. The organization is committed to fair access - enabling students from less advantaged backgrounds to gain places at leading universities.

Amoeba Foundation

Amoeba offers educational opportunities for the youth nationally including trainings, clubs, student camps, competitions and examinations.

European Council for High Ability

ECHA has been generated by an overwhelming demand for coordination from most European countries, both West and East. The major goal of ECHA is to act as a communications network to promote the exchange of information among people interested in high ability – educators, researchers, psychologists, parents and the highly able themselves. As the ECHA network grows, provision for highly able people improves and these improvements are beneficial to all members of society.

Global Centre for Gifted and Talented Children

On November first 2008, Roya Klingner, a former gifted child, founded "The Bavarian Center for Gifted and Talented Children" in Freising, Germany (Gesellschaft bürgerlichen Rechts) with the goal of offering a broad spectrum of services aiming at promoting talent development. In the course of time the center has developed and the professionals of the centre worked more and more around the world. On January 1st 2012 it was renamed to "The Global Center for the Gifted and Talented Children".

Stiftung für hochbegabte Kinder

Gifted children and their parents in Switzerland still get little support. Some of these children are lucky enough to receive home help to fulfill potential, while others may never develop their skills and suffer from their gift. The Foundation for Gifted Children hopes to change that!


The EHK (Parent Association for Gifted Children) advises you about giftedness and support you in promoting  children.

It offers the opportunity to exchange experiences in the regional groups.


Gifted Education Network

The  gifted education network is a meeting place for all who are interested and involved in gifted education. It connects institutions and individuals committed to the gifted and talented.It serves as a hub, to the parents and the school, practice and reflection, research and development. The  gifted education network is a service of the Swiss Coordination Centre for Research in Education SCCRE | CSRE in Aarau.

Landeskompetenzzentrum für Individuelle Förderung

The goal of the centre is  to strengthen the individual support of pupils in North Rhine-Westphalia. Tasks of the Centre of Excellence are particularly the scientific monitoring of schools, implementation of concepts for individual developement,  testing and evaluation of diagnostic instruments, didactic approaches, and concepts  of individual support.

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Talent is a special kind of natural resource that is available in every country.