IRATDE is the only global association of its kind, set up for researchers and field professionals. It cooperates with governments and organizations concerned with the worldwide promotion of talents, creativity, excellence, and innovation.
Latest news: IRATDE congratulates Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú's Department of Psychology on its 100 year anniversary. To celebrate the occasion, they will host a symposium on 26-27 April 2017. Professor Albert Ziegler will be a keynote speaker for the event.
The next IRATDE Conference will be held in Dubai, United Arab Emirates from 6-9 October 2017. Click here to be directed to the conference website. It will feature a stellar cast of keynote presenters:
Françoys Gagné (Canada; presenting his model), Marilena Leana-Tascilar (Turkey; speaking about labeling the gifted), Heidrun Stoeger (Germany; speaking about mentoring), Albert Ziegler (Germany; speaking about gifted identification), Csilla Fuszek (Hungary, speaking about the ETSN), Marcia Gentry (USA; speaking about effective teaching), Claude Steele (USA; speaking about stereotype threats to talents), Mariam AlGhawi (UAE; speaking about cultural aspects of gifted education), Chingchih Kuo (Taiwan; speaking about domain-specific intelligence and creativity), Abdullah Aljughaiman (Saudi Arabia; speaking about gifted programs), Joy Lawson Davis (USA; speaking about a diversity framework to design and deliver curriculum for the gifted), Anastasia Efklides (Greece; speaking about learning processes and metacognition), Roger Säljö (Sweden; speaking about digital learning), Karine Verschueren (Belgium; speaking about optimal teacher-student interaction).