Youth Talent Program

Started in 2015, Mathias Corvinus Collegium's Youth Talent Program (FIT), serves the youngest age group involved in the Collegium's education activities. Currently, training programs are available in 23 locations across the Carpathian Basin. As of 2023, FIT involves 70 staff members, 9 mentor-instructors, 110 instructors and 1500 students

This complex talent initiative provides upper-grade elementary school students with an extra-curricular educational program that complements and supplements public education with an interdisciplinary, practice-based, and experience-oriented curriculum. Besides its interdisciplinary coverage, which is a pillar of MCC's programs, FIT creates active, collaborative and supportive student communities, and promotes the value of community thinking. The program also ensures that, by its completion, students will have identified the career paths that best match their interests and skills and will have gained broad insight and practical experience into relevant and rewarding fields. Furthermore, the training provides its participants with the know-how and skills to make informed career choices. The long-term and individual-centered goal of MCC's FIT program is to mold participants into active, knowledgeable, and well-informed members of their communities who use their respective fields to contribute to their community. To lay the foundations of this long-term goal, the FIT Program supports the shaping of attitudes and the acquisition of age-appropriate knowledge, while the institution's other programs, such as the High School and University Program, offer later-stage development opportunities in an individual's career.

The FIT Program, like MCC's other training programs, is characterized by a high degree of intellectual freedom and independence. Our educational activities are based exclusively on professional pedagogical considerations, with a focus on talent development and living a fulfilled life. The FIT training year begins with team-building programs for the admitted 5th, 6th,7th,and 8th graders followed by "FIT Saturdays" for all age groups. Throughout the year, students have the opportunity to gain in-depth knowledge on topics ranging from financial literacy, internet use, math, science experiments, media and film, digital media, astronomy and space physics, drones, and health awareness. For each grade, our specialists put special emphasis on personal development in the so-called Develent courses. In the spring semester, the FIT Adventure Talent Competition is organized, which gives 4th grade students a chance to test themselves and glimpse into the inspiring world of the Youth Talent Program. In addition to the program, MCC's training centers placed particular emphasis on working with parents. At the highly popular Parents' Academy events, leading education experts help both FIT and non-FIT parents find their way through parenting.

With the addition of new MCC centers in Dunajská Streda (Dunajská Streda, Slovakia), and Kaposvár, the FIT Program's offers its services in over 25 cities throughout the Carpathian Basin.

Staff

Erika Takács
Region Coordinator
Youth Talent Program
Balázs Fehérpataky
Director
Youth Talent Program
Ildikó Ortó Madzinné PhD
Region Coordinator
Youth Talent Program
Miskolc Center
Linda Rácz
Region Coordinator
Youth Talent Program
Miskolc Center
Tamás Lintner
Region Coordinator
Youth Talent Program
Kecskemét Center
Gábor Lacz
Region Coordinator
Youth Talent Program
Beregszász Center
Réka Schwarz
Region Coordinator
Youth Talent Program
Edit Vatiné Kis-Tar
Regional Manager
Youth Talent Program
Pécs Center
Krisztina Tureczki
Region Coordinator
Youth Talent Program
Szolnok Center
Edina Czigler
Region Coordinator
Youth Talent Program
Pécs Center
Mathilde Sicre
Program Coordinator
Youth Talent Program
Szonja Salló
Regional Manager
Youth Talent Program
Békéscsaba Center
Nikolett Varga
Region Coordinator
Youth Talent Program
Zalaegerszeg Center
Tímea Sándorovics
Regional Manager
Youth Talent Program
Székesfehérvár Center
Éva Szabó
Region Coordinator
Youth Talent Program
Szombathely Center
Orsolya Sin
Regional Manager
Youth Talent Program
Nyíregyháza Center
Adrianna Szegedi
Regional Manager
Youth Talent Program
Szeged Center
András Takács
Head of Region
Youth Talent Program
Zalaegerszeg Center
Dániel Papp
Region Coordinator
Youth Talent Program
Debrecen Center
Petra Török
Region Manager
Youth Talent Program
Veszprém Center
Attila Ciceri
Professional Assistant
Youth Talent Program
Szeged Center
Andrea Darida
Region Coordinator
Youth Talent Program
Szolnok Center
Ágoston Dorner
Region Coordinator
Youth Talent Program
Szombathely Center
Anikó Zokob PhD
Regional Manager
Youth Talent Program
Győr Center
Dóra Fehér
Region Coordinator
Youth Talent Program
Kecskemét Center
Marianna Halász
Régióvezető
Youth Talent Program
Kaposvár Center
Ágnes Molnár
Regional Manager
Youth Talent Program
Szekszárd Center
Zsolt Kalász
Regional Manager
Youth Talent Program
Debrecen Center
Krisztina Kriss
Region Coordinator
Youth Talent Program
Beregszász Center
Éva Lelóczki
Régiókoordinátor
Youth Talent Program
Szeged Center
Fanni Mausz
Region Coordinator
Youth Talent Program
Szekszárd Center
Anita Medek
Professional Assistant
Youth Talent Program
Pécs Center