University of Education and Teacher Training, Northwestern Switzerland
Victor Mueller-Oppliger is the program director of the international Master studies in «Integrative Education of Gifted and Talent Development IBBF» and professor for educational psychology in the chair of «self regulated learning» at the University of Education and Teacher Training of Northwestern Switzerland.
He is the founder of the Swiss international Master program in Gifted Education and Talent Development that collaborates and cooperates close with the National Research Center on Gifted and Talented of the USA (located at the University of CT; since 2003). He is also the director of the European Talent Center in Switzerland. His study program (Certificate and Master program following the policies of Bologna) has widespread into several other states; at the time the center serves Online Courses and Master programs in Linz, Vienna and Krems in Austria and in Karlsruhe, Germany.
Victor Mueller-Oppliger is a guest lecturer in and outside Switzerland. He is a member of the General Committee and of the Educational Board of ECHA (European Council of High Abilities , member of IRATDE (International Research Association for Talent Development) and one of the founders of IPEGE (International Panel of Experts in Gifted Education) as well as a delegate for Switzerland in the World Council for Gifted and Talented Children (WCGTC).
He also is author of numerous articles and editor of books in the field of gifted education and talent development and the organisator of the triennial International Conference in Gifted Education and Talent Development in Switzerland (next time: 2017).
His focus areas are «gifted education and talent development», «identification», «self driven learning», «learning architectures for differentiated and personalized learning processes», «coaching and mentoring», «adult education» and «school development»
- Presentations at Talent Education 2017
Self-realization, self-awareness and sense of social responsibility promoted by personalized learning arrangements (PLA)Paper
Gifted students need to recognize their above-average potentials in order to be motivated for personal efforts and to find sense in using their capabilities. In addition to these attitudes they need to develop strategies to transfer their abilities into high achievement. Apart from these learning aspects, they become aware that ...More