According to the decision of the General Assembly of ECHA the constitution of the Society, the Articles have been "modernized" after their latest version from 1994 (!) installing the Vice-President's office and mandating that "No more than one Committee member may have residence in the same European country." the Articles have been incorporated by the Dutch law, where ECHA is registered. You may download and read the current Articles HERE. Many thanks for Lianne Hoogeven to help with this matter!

It is our pleasure to inform you that videos of the keynote and invited presentations of the 2014 ECHA Conference became available on the web site of the Conference for Conference participants. To reach them first you have to log in to the site here: https://www.echa2014.info/user/login/ If you forgot you password, use this link https://www.echa2014.info/user/password/reset/. After log-in for the presentations go to this site: https://www.echa2014.info/conference/keynote-speakers/ or to this one: https://www.echa2014.info/conference/invited-speakers/ and press "video".

We all look forward to see you at the next ECHA Conference in Wien (http://www.echa2016.info) between March 2-5 2016. Submit your pre-registration NOW to this email address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

It is our pleasure to inform you that photos and some presentations of the 2014 ECHA Conference are already available on the web site of the Conference for Conference participants. The list of uploaded conference presentations is growing, and videos will also appear soon. To reach them first you have to log in to the site here: https://www.echa2014.info/user/login/ If you forgot your password, use this link https://www.echa2014.info/user/password/reset/. After log-in for the presentations go to this site: https://www.echa2014.info/conference/speakers/. You will find the photos here: https://www.echa2014.info/conference/gallery/. We all look forward to see you at the next ECHA Conference in Wien (http://www.echa2016.info) between March 2-5 2016. Submit your pre-registration NOW to this email address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

We receive more and more questions on the European Talent Support Network. To help the preparation of talent support organizations to become a part of this network, we collected frequently asked questions and asked Peter Csermely, the president of ECHA to  answer them. You may find the questions and answers at: http://www.echa.info/high-ability-in-europe/110-frequently-asked-questions-on-the-european-talent-support-network

If you have any additional questions please send it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Questions were received from all over Europe. Answers are given by Peter Csermely, president of ECHA. If you have any additional questions, please send it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

On the 17th October the ECHA Accreditation Committee (http://echa.info/101-formation-of-a-european-talent-support-network-adopted-by-the-general-assembly-of-echa) had its second meeting during the Understanding Gifted Children conference (http://www.dcu.ie/news/2014/oct/s1014l.shtml) organised by CTY Ireland (http://www.giftedkids.ie/ctyi.html) in Dublin.

It is our great pleasure to welcome Ulrike Kempter as a new member of the ECHA General Committee!

The 2014 General Assembly of ECHA agreed that ECHA supports, regulates and guides the formation of a European Talent Support Network.

Margaret Sutherland (UK) PhD lectures in additional support for learning at the University of Glasgow, Scotland.  She is the Director of the Scottish Network for Able Pupils and Deputy Director of the Centre for Research and Development in Adult and Lifelong Learning.  She has 33 years teaching experience in schools and higher education.  She has written in the field of gifted education and is the author of a number of academic papers, chapters and books on the subject.  Her book, Gifted and Talented in the Early Years has been translated into German. She is on the editorial board of the Korean Journal of Educational Policy.  She speaks at conferences and has worked across the UK and with staff and students in Tanzania; Malawi; Korea; Virginia, USA; Slovenia; The Netherlands; Poland, Hungary, Saudi Arabia and Denmark.  She is an elected member of the General Committee of the European Council for High Ability.

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