Online Glossary Letter F


Glossary-Items: Letter F

Family centers

Family centers provide easily accessible services for children, parents, and families. These centers operate on a community- and network-oriented basis and can make a contribution via their various activities to supporting gifted young children by enabling discussions and contacts as well as providing information and advice for the individualized support of children.


Flexible school enrollment

With flexible school enrollment (in German: “Flexible Schuleingangsphase”), in the first two years of primary education all children of compulsory school age are brought together and taught together as a class in accordance with their individual learning styles and capabilities.


Flynn effect

The Flynn effect refers to the phenomenon of rising IQ scores in the general population from one generation to the next: IQ scores increase by three to seven points every 10 years.