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Helping gifted students with their career choices

An interview with Dr Jae Jung, of GERRIC at UNSW is interviewed on ABC Radio Canberra.  Dr Jung is discussing the career choices of gifted students.  Well worth listening to.  The interview starts just after the 1 hour 36 minute mark and goes for 13.5 minutes. http://www.abc.net.au/radio/canberra/programs/afternoons/afternoons/9793874 A lot of different issues discussed.  

2018-06-04T12:01:48+00:00June 4th, 2018|0 Comments

Fostering Differentiated Learning for the Gifted

Dr Manoj Chandra Handa will present a seminar on practical approaches to Fostering Differentiated Learning for the Gifted followed by a hands-on workshop (bring the unit of work you will be teaching next) Differentiated Learning in Classrooms Click here for more details of the seminar and the workshop 4.00 pm, Thursday 22nd March 2018 Venue: St Mary’s College, [...]

2018-09-25T10:16:48+00:00February 16th, 2018|0 Comments

LEGO Robotics

  LEGO Robotics  Working with a partner you will: Design and build LEGO robots Program the robots to obey your commands Improve the robots and programs through experimentation Work towards entering the Robocup Rescue competition (2018 competition dates to be advised)   Suits gifted students grade 4 and up Weekly, commencing Sunday 18th March 2018 [...]

2018-09-25T10:16:48+00:00February 15th, 2018|0 Comments

AAEGT releases comment about Selective Schools

Despite recent negative media attention, "Stand-alone selective schools, and other forms of selective schools for academically gifted students have been, are today and should continue into the future to be one of the choices in our public school system for gifted students."  Read more here While Tasmania does not have such facilities, TAG supports the [...]

2018-01-12T01:12:54+00:00January 12th, 2018|0 Comments

DoE Gifted Online Courses – enrolments open for 2018

The DoE has published a new prospectus for its online courses for gifted students. If you have a gifted student in a government school, you can request a prospectus from Ros Cocker.  Ros's contact details are at the bottom of the page at https://www.education.tas.gov.au/parents-carers/programs-and-initiatives/extended-learning-gifted-highly-able-students/

2017-12-12T05:19:21+00:00December 12th, 2017|0 Comments

Catering for Gifted Students Within The Australian Curriculum

  An evening for parents and teachers With Lynne Maher And  Ros Cocker Catering for Gifted Students Within The Australian Curriculum   What does the AC say about Gifted Students? Putting it into practice to meet the needs of Gifted Students Lynne has been actively involved TAG for many years, now in her seventh years [...]

2018-09-25T10:16:48+00:00October 16th, 2017|0 Comments

School Based Professional Development offered to TAG School Members

TAG is able to offer a limited amount of school based professional development in the coming terms to our School Members. This offer is restricted to TAG School Members only. Seehttps://www.tasgifted.com/about-membership/ for more information about membership and how your school can become a school member.

2018-09-25T10:16:48+00:00September 26th, 2017|0 Comments

AAEGT publication “Giftedness from an Indigenous Perspective” now available through TAG

This excellent publication from the AAEGT: Giftedness from an Indigenous Perspective is now available through TAG. Just $30 plus P&P ($5 for an ordinary envelope, $7.50 if you want a padded envelope, or collect from North Hobart or Launceston) To order, email tasgifted@gmail.com

2018-09-25T10:16:48+00:00September 16th, 2017|0 Comments

AAEGT publication “Dual Exceptionality” available through TAG

This excellent publication from the AAEGT: Dual Exceptionality is now available through TAG. Just $30 plus P&P ($5 for an ordinary envelope, $7.50 if you want a padded envelope, or collect from North Hobart or Launceston) To order, email tasgifted@gmail.com

2018-09-25T10:16:48+00:00September 14th, 2017|0 Comments

Review to Achieve Educational Excellence in Australian Schools

Have your say about what Australia needs to do to improve outcomes for gifted students! The Panel for the Review to Achieve Educational Excellence in Australian Schools chaired by Mr David Gonski AC, has been commissioned to examine evidence and make recommendations on how school funding should be used to improve school performance and student outcomes. Public [...]

2018-09-25T10:16:48+00:00September 13th, 2017|0 Comments