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2024 initial Parent Support Group Meeting - Mt Ommaney Library

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The start of a new school year can present certain challenges for parents of gifted and GLD students. Join us on the 4th of March to share how the year has started for you and let us know what you want to know more about in upcoming sessions. Please note the new location for our meetings this year - Mt Ommaney Library.

QAGTC South Playfest 2024 - Introduction to Robotics with Dr Damien Kee

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Due to popular demand, Legendary Robotics Educator Dr Damien Kee returns to QAGTC South in 2024, this time with a Robotics building and programming (non-mobile robots) Introduction for Years 1-5 students.

Students (Year 1-5) will work in pairs to program robots to complete various tasks.

Robots will be provided for the session.

Event will be held at Robertson State School 688 Musgrave Road, Robertson, QLD 4109, Saturday, 03 Feb 2024, 2.00-4.00pm.

Only 20 places available! No places left for this event.

South Branch Year End Get Together

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QAGTC South celebrating the end of the school year.
Wednesday, November 29, 2023, 5.30pm-8.00pm

Please bring activities along for children if children are coming along.

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Fortune Well Chinese Restaurant
Sunny Park Shopping Centre
342 McCullough St
Sunnybank QLD 4109

2023 celebration is at Fortune Well (Red Chilli Group) Chinese Restaurant.*

*We may change venue if there are significantly large numbers of bookings, but venue will be in the market square/sunnybank plaza area.

Annual Dinner

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Somehow it is the end of another year! Please join us for our annual dinner to share the highs and lows of 2023, and just enjoy the company of other parents with gifted/GLD students.

Gagne's Model of Giftedness and Talent Development - links to advocacy

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We will explore Gagne's Model of Giftedness and Talent Development Model and discuss how this can be used to support advocacy for gifted children. Articles will be provided, however we suggest that you access the model at the following link in preparation:

QAGTC West Branch Annual General Meeting

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Please join us for our Annual General Meeting on the 9th of October.
This is a great opportunity to have your voice into the activities of the branch and to find out what is planned for the future. We welcome any financial members to nominate for the committee as this is by far the best way to expand your knowledge of gifted provisioning and supporting your own gifted child.

2023 Annual General Meeting

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Members are advised that the QAGTC AGM (State Management Committee) will be held on Saturday 2nd September from 2.30 pm

The Annual General Meeting of the QAGTC will be held via a ZOOM meeting due to low number of responses.
Zoom link will be emailed to those registered prior to the meeting time of 2.30pm

Understanding Underachievement - Journal deconstruction

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Join us to delve into some of the research regarding perfectionism, underachievement and mindset with regards to gifted students. We will be looking at two articles with sound methodology and relevant findings. The abstracts and references for the resources are below - if you are able to access them prior to the event, please do. We hope to engage with you in a discussion around the importance of these concepts for gifted children, as we explore the academic literature.