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CALL FOR MANUSCRIPTS: TWO SPECIAL ISSUES OF THE AUSTRALASIAN JOURNAL OF GIFTED EDUCATION

A special issue devoted to research from attendees of the 2016 AAEGT National Gifted Conference. All conference attendees (and those who have had their abstracts accepted) are invited to submit manuscripts of their research in any area of giftedness or gifted education via email to the journal editor (jae.jung@unsw.edu.au). Manuscript submissions are expected to be [...]

October 3rd, 2016|0 Comments

Bruny Island Bird Festival 14-17 October 2016

Bruny Island Bird Festival has lots of great events for young writers and artists! Fledglings Picture Book Workshops (8-12 year olds) This series of three workshops on writing and illustrating stories about the birds of Bruny. Children may work individually, in pairs, or in groups, and attend one, two or three picture book workshops. The [...]

September 26th, 2016|0 Comments

Enter the Breakthrough Junior Challenge and have a chance to win a $250,000 scholarship!

To enter, create a short video explaining a challenging concept in physics, mathematics, or the life sciences in an engaging, illuminating, and creative way. Learn more and register today Anyone ages 13 through 18 is eligible to enter. The winner’s teacher will receive a $50,000 prize, and their school will get a new $100,000 science [...]

September 26th, 2016|0 Comments

Australian Mensa Conference, Hobart, 7 – 9 October, 2016

Jason Betts, Tasmanian Secretary of Mensa, invites members of TAG and their children to attend the Australian Mensa Conference Children's Conference in Hobart on 8 October 2016, starting at 9am and finishing at 8pm. The reduced cost for this is only the cost price of food and entertainment: $110pp. The actual presentations and materials are provided [...]

September 19th, 2016|0 Comments

Getting Gifted Kids Organised! An evening for parents and teachers

 An evening for parents and teachers with Sarah Saric Sarah is a registered psychologist with a special interest in adolescent mental health and experience in working with children, adolescents and families.  She currently works at Pamela Windsor Psychological Services as well as the Alcohol and Drug Service. She has previously worked with the Tasmanian Youth [...]

September 8th, 2016|0 Comments

CSIRO Science bootcamp

Science bootcamp (must be in Years 8-10 in 2016) Dates: Tuesday 4th October - Wednesday 5th October 2016 Time: 10:00am - 4:00pm Venue: CSIRO Sandy Bay, College Road, University of Tasmania, Sandy Bay TAS Cost: $250 for 2 day course A unique chance to go behind the scenes of Australia's premier research agency, CSIRO. In [...]

September 5th, 2016|0 Comments

Gifted Awareness Week Competition 2017 Now Open

This fantastic new competition invites people of all ages to compose a declaration of rights of the gifted child and present it in a wonderful and creative way. Schools are encouraged to engage their highly able and gifted students in this activity, perhaps around a theme of equity, human rights, emancipations... the possibilities are endless. [...]

September 2nd, 2016|0 Comments

2016 AAEGT National Gifted Conference

We are delighted to welcome you to the 2016 AAEGT National Gifted Conference hosted by UNSW and the Gifted Families Support Group Inc (GFSG Inc.). The conference welcomes all members of the gifted education community, including researchers, educators, families, health professionals, and gifted individuals. The theme of the conference is Beyond the Boundaries in Gifted [...]

August 23rd, 2016|0 Comments

“No Bed of Roses” – On parenting & being a gifted child

President of the World Council for Gifted and Talented Children  Leslie Graves presents  “No Bed of Roses” – On parenting & being a gifted child  This presentation will give a deeply personal insight into three generations of growing up with and parenting gifted individuals. Parents often struggle to help their children push through the many [...]

August 8th, 2016|0 Comments

Difficult Behaviours

President of the World Council for Gifted and Talented Children  Leslie Graves presents Coping Creatively with Challenging Behaviours in Gifted & Talented Young People   When a child starts to be uncomfortable due to their needs not being met for whatever reason, it is quite common for constellations of worrying or perceived negative behaviours to [...]

August 8th, 2016|0 Comments