Who are we?. The Gifted and Talented Children's Association of South Australia is a group of people concerned about excellence in all aspects of children's development. Families, educators, psychologists and other committed people are members. . Where can you find us?.
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The Gifted and Talented Children's Association of South Australia is a group of people concerned about excellence in all aspects of children's development. Families, educators, psychologists and other committed people are members.
Opening the Gifted And Talented Education
Saturday March, 15th 2008
9.00 am – 3.30 pm
Education Development Centre, Milner Street, Hindmarsh
Keynote Speaker: Lesley Henderson
(Doctoral Candidate and Lecturer in Gifted Education at Flinders University)
“The State of Gifted Education in S.A. Is the GATE open? Shut? On squeaky hinges?”
Participants will be able to select from a series of workshops of their choice
$80 per head: Full day ($70 GTCASA members)
$20 per head: Afternoon (1.45 – 3.30) ($15 GTCASA members)
Certificate of Attendance provided
Registration (by Tuesday 11th March) Details: see flyer
Raising Your Gifted and Talented Child;
The Joys and the Challenges.
An information booklet for parents and caregivers.
Janet Farrall, Grad. Dip in Ed. Studies: Teaching gifted Children.
Ann Matison, Master of Education. CHIP
Mary Minchin, Grad. Cert in Gifted Education
Wendy Stewart, Master of Gifted Education
Available through the Resource Centre.
$30 paper copy, $20 CD.
Youth Workshops are for gifted students in Years 8, 9 and 10. All South Australian secondary schools are invited to nominate students for these courses which are in the April school holidays.
Continuum students are automatically eligible.
3 sessions for primary aged gifted children from Saturday am until lunchtime Sunday.
Maximum of 15 in each group
Workshops will also be run for parents and/or teachers.
This is a special event open to all gifted children and their parents/teachers in SA.
Costs will be minimal, between $7 and $10 for each session, with family discount if parents and/or teachers participate in the workshops.
28th June our Saturday club will be a day trip to Monarto Zoo.
10.30am – 4.30pm
We will have the expertise of one of the zoos education officers to take one group at a time for exciting activities. The other group will do our own self guided activities and walks at the same time. After lunch the groups will swap over.
See the website soon for more details.
The children do not have to have had a psychologists’ IQ report to be eligible.
They simply have to provide proof that they are two or more years ahead of their age peers in at least one subject.
Nominations from teachers and parents is also part of the process used to determine a child's eligibility.