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Talent Development in European Higher Education

Honors programs in the Benelux, Nordic and German-speaking countries

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ISBN: 978-3-319-12918-1 (Print) 978-3-319-12919-8 (Online)

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxi

  2. Introducing Talent Development and Honors in European Higher Education

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Chapter

      Pages 3-10

      Introduction

    3. Chapter

      Pages 11-30

      Developing Honors Education in Specific National Contexts

    4. Chapter

      Pages 31-40

      Methods and Limitations

  3. The Benelux Countries

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 41-42

    2. Chapter

      Pages 43-75

      The Netherlands: Focus on Excellence, Honors Programs All Around

    3. Chapter

      Pages 77-89

      Belgium: Complex System, Differentiated Development

    4. Chapter

      Pages 91-97

      Luxembourg: Small, Multilingual and International

  4. The Nordic Countries

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 99-104

    2. Chapter

      Pages 105-124

      Denmark: Strong Focus on Talent Development

    3. Chapter

      Pages 125-138

      Norway: Slow Shift Towards Differentiation

    4. Chapter

      Pages 139-152

      Sweden: Incentive to Move Towards More Differentiation

    5. Chapter

      Pages 153-164

      Finland: Excellent Basics, Selective Continuation

    6. Chapter

      Pages 165-173

      Iceland: Getting Back on Track

  5. The German-Speaking Countries

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 175-177

    2. Chapter

      Pages 179-211

      Germany: Foundations Supporting Talents

    3. Chapter

      Pages 213-227

      Austria: A Rapidly Expanding Higher Education Sector

    4. Chapter

      Pages 229-238

      Switzerland: A Patchwork, Not (Yet) Including Honors

  6. Talent Development and Honors in European Higher Education: A Comparative Perspective

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 239-239

    2. Chapter

      Pages 241-249

      A Comparative Perspective

    3. Chapter

      Pages 251-268

      Perspectives on Talent Development in European Higher Education

    4. Chapter

      Pages 269-278

      Breaking the Academic Lock Step

  7. Back Matter

    Pages 279-335