Challenging Australia 2021:
Creating Vibrant Futures for Gifted Children
Dates for 2021 Conference - 12th and 13th March 2021
Registration for the conference is not yet open as we are currently confirming with presenters and also the format for the Friday workshop. As soon as that is sorted then we will open up registrations. The conference will go ahead.
Opening Keynote Saturday 13th March by Li Cunxin
Conference keynotes and workshop strands of interest to Parents, Teachers, Professionals on Saturday 13th March.
Keynotes Saturday 13th March
Friday 12th March Workshop with Dr John Munro
Full day workshop for Teachers, Parents and Educators
This workshop format will be via zoom by Dr John Munro in Melbourne, for attendees registered for the day and in attendance at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre.
You are required to bring a laptop for participation. More details will be provided to those registered.
Participants will be encouraged to apply the framework to topics they will be teaching later in 2021.
Recognising gifted learning in the classroom : A first step in planning for extension..
- Gifted learning in its multiple forms in the classroom.
- A framework for planning extension based on how gifted learners learn; identifying instances of gifted learning in the classroom
- Differentiating the teaching, the curriculum, and the learning context: Application of the framework to topics in the Australian Curriculum
John invites you to read the following article he was invited to write for The Conversation at https://theconversation.com/how-to-identify-understand-and-teach-gifted-children-107718. 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 https://www.teachermagazine.com.au/articles/the-research-files-episode-56-john-munro-on-gifted-education?utm_source=CM&utm_medium=Bulletin&utm_content=28Jan.
The Queensland Association for Gifted and Talented Children Inc has a proud history of supporting gifted children and their families. In 2020 we entered our 40th year of service to the community and the year will remain noted for Covid-19 and cancelled conferences. Speakers at the 2021 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.
2021 Conference Registration Costs
|Friday and Sat||$418||$473|
|Presenter Sat + Friday||$330||$395|