- A Pilot research was conducted in three kindergartens in Novi Sad and it has conclusively shown that every child who participated gained multiple and multifaceted advantages.
Following a presentation and results within international Mensa, 17 European countries have adopted this program and have commenced its application. The Association of Teachers of Serbia has already included specific parts of this program into their obligatory activities for vocational training of our teachers. In Novi Sad, in pre-school institutions 'Radosno detinjstvo' (Happy Childhood - over 14000 registered children) a longitudinal research is being conducted. It will follow children from the age of three to the completion of elementary school. The process of tracking, measuring, analysing and processing of results involves a number of institutions including :- The Faculty of Philosophy, The Department for Pedagogy, The Faculty of Teachers in Sombor and The Academy of Kindergarten Teachers in Vršac
- NTC program ( Nikola Tesla Center) UNICEF video • Developed by Dr. Ranko Rajovic. • Introduces elements that stimulate children’s mental development at preschool age and additionally stimulate their talent development, movement coordination, and motor skills; prevents concentration and attention problems in the older age, and develops the speed of thinking and drawing conclusions (functional knowledge). • Increases the level of intellectual capabilities of all the children included in the program, aids the endowment development. • Early talented children detection.
- NTC Program has been implemented in Serbia – Ministry of education gave permission to use program in stateschools and kindergartens.n Slovenia – as in Serbia, but a few differences.n Czech Republic – as in Serbia, but main organizer is Mensa Czech Republic.n Italy – as in Czech Republic. Currently, program is running in state school and kindergarten in town of Gorizia in eastern Italy.n Bosnia – direct contract with Ministry of Education.n Switzerland – Permission from Ministry of Education (Basel canton).n Croatia – PILOT PROJECT .n Hungary – PILOT PROJECT.n Romania – PILOT PROJECT.n Norway – PILOT PROJECT - state school and kindergarten in 2 towns.n MEXICO – TBD 03/06/2012