QAGTC 2020 State Conference

Challenging Australia: Creating Vibrant Futures for Gifted Children

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Keynote Sat

Opening Keynote Saturday 21st March by Li Cunxin

Conference keynotes and workshop strands of interest to Parents, Teachers, Professionals on Saturday 21 March.



Registrations are now open

Download Draft Conference Program Saturday 21 March

Keynote by Tony Ryan

Keynote by Eric Frangenheim

Fri Workshop


Friday 20th March Workshop with Dr John Munro

Full day workshop for Teachers, Parents and Educators

Planning for extension - a process for designing from within the Australian Curriculum

Participants will be encouraged to apply the framework to topics they will be teaching later in 2020.

  • Recognising gifted learning in the classroom : A first step in planning for extension.   Gifted learning in its multiple forms.
  • A framework for planning extension based on how gifted learners learn;  differentiating the teaching, the curriculum, and the learning context.
  • Application of the framework to topics in the Australian Curriculum
  • Differentiating a typical teaching session for extension

John invites you to read the following article he was invited to write for The Conversation a year ago at  It attracted 44,000 reads internationally.

Also, ACER invited John to make a podcast about his perspectives on gifted learning in the classroom.  It is available at


The Queensland Association for Gifted and Talented Children Inc has a proud history of supporting gifted children and their families. In 2020 we enter our 40th year of service to the community. Speakers at this conference will share inspiring insights into supporting children and young adults to achieve personal excellence. Our Conference attracts a wide audience including parents, teachers, school leaders, a range of associated professionals and academics interested in the education and well-being of gifted children.

Registrations are now open

2020 Conference Registration Costs

 Days  Members   Non-Members 
 Friday and Sat  $418  $473
 Friday only  $264  $319
 Sat only  $231  $286
 Presenter Saturday  $198  $242
 Presenter Sat + Friday  $330  $395


Book conference tickets online here.

For Exhibiting opportunities please email to office [at] qagtc [dot] org [dot] au for information.