The Queensland Association for Gifted & Talented Children Inc.

We are an open association of people who share a common interest in gifted and talented children.

  • Family Membership - parents of gifted or talented children
  • Individual Membership - people in education and allied fields
  • Institutional Membership - educational institutions - schools, colleges, inservice providers
"In Focus: What really works for gifted education"  is the theme for the 2016 annual QAGTC State Conference on March 18 and 19 at Our Lady's College, Annerley. Papers required for Saturday 19th March.
 
Saturday 19th March - Keynote by Dr Cathie Harrison plus workshops and variety of sessions from presenters.
 
Friday 18 March - Full Day Workshop with Dr John Munro

 

Lynn Dare and Dr. Susen Smith, in a collaboration between UNSW and Western University, Canada, are seeking volunteer research participants for a research project about students’, parents’ and teachers’ beliefs about acceleration for high-ability students.

Would the research project be a good fit for you?
The study might be a good fit for you if:

  • You are a high-ability student ages 9 to 14 years, OR
  • You are a parent of a high-ability child (or children), OR
  • You are a teacher
See the attached information sheet for more details.

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