SEK Education Group celebrates the I International Meeting of Young Talents

SEK Education Group has held the I International Meeting of Young Talents, an event that took place on January 30, with the students of the SEK Education Group’s Star Program, those of the University Camilo José Cela’s ADA Program, and the students from Mexico from the Pauta Program. In addition, the virtual meeting had the participation of students from the CA Program of the University of Logroño and the University of Córdoba.

This meeting is the continuation of the national meetings of young talents that SEK Education Group has held in recent years. In addition to all the work done by the students, Alejandro Delso, Project Director of the SEK Educational Institution, presented a new project to share talent, with the slogan “Come around the world”.

The opening of the meeting included the interventions of Nieves Segovia, president of the SEK Education Group; Luz Pérez, director of the Estrella and ADA programs; Carmen Sánchez, dean of the Faculty of Education at the Camilo José Cela University; Gabriela de la Torre, director of the Pauta Program; Jorge G. Hirsch, president of the directive council Guideline Institute of Nuclear Sciences of the UNAM; and Alejandra García, member of the directive council of Pauta Institute of Nuclear Sciences of the UNAM.

An initiative to help young talents with high abilities

For more than 30 years, the SEK Education Group’s Star Program has helped young talents with high capacities from SEK schools -who are part of the 3% of the population with these great capacities for learning and intelligence- receive the special supports they need for their educational and social integration.

The Star Program is part of the pedagogical initiatives and attention to diversity that promotes educational and psychological care for children and young people with high capacities and family training. Over 800 students have passed through this program in these last three decades, aimed at enriching their personal development, while preventing dyssynchronies or imbalances that may arise due to the cognitive differences of these talented children.

Luz Pérez, director of the Star Program, has always valued the benefits of this initiative for these students, which she describes as “an innovative proposal that, from a scientific point of view, is very valuable since for some time, socially, this type of educational needs weren’t globally known”.

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