Radboud International Training on High Ability

What will you gain from RITHA?

Who are the gifted students and what defines them? What are the different ways in which their needs can be served? How do you know if the gifted programme for your students is of high quality? How can you influence policy in gifted education in your country?

Our education

At the Radboud International High Ability Training Programme (RITHA), it is our goal to increase the knowledge and experience of those who identify, educate and counsel gifted students in primary, secondary and higher education all over the world. We believe that well-trained professionals can make a valuable contribution to improved education for all students, including those who are most talented.

What will you gain from this training programme? 

Upon completion of the Radboud International Training on High Ability Programme:
  • You will have gained experience and a deeper insight into identifying, educating and counselling gifted students in primary, secondary and higher education;
  • You will be up-to-date with the latest scientific insights about giftedness and you will be able to relate to them from different disciplines;
  • On the basis of this basic knowledge, you will be able to make a valuable contribution to improve education for all students, including those who are most talented.
  • You will be able to distinguish yourself as a post-academically trained gifted expert who is capable of consistently implementing educational and counselling resources for gifted students;
  • You will be part of an international network of professional gifted experts, who only settle for evidence-based applications and never stop learning.
People who successfully complete the training programme will receive the RITHA certificate from the RadboudCSW (Radboud University) and the European Advanced Diploma in Educating the Gifted (the ECHA diploma). The level of the diploma corresponds to EQF level 7.

Who is the programme for?

Do you work with gifted children, young people and/or adults in the education or care sector? Do you hold at least a Bachelor’s degree? Then the Radboud International Training on High Ability programme is just the thing for you.
Read more about the RITHA programme here.