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Why do teacher training courses not include sufficient learning about academic giftedness?

ChatGPT has told us: There could be several reasons why teacher training courses may not include sufficient learning about academic giftedness: Lack of time: Teacher training courses often have a set curriculum that covers a broad range of topics related to teaching and learning. It may be challenging for course designers to allocate sufficient time [...]

2023-05-22T17:50:02+10:00May 24th, 2023|0 Comments

Big Science Competition

The Big Science Competition is back and to celebrate the 35th anniversary, registration is free! Take the challenge and register via the website: The Big Science Competition a fifty-minute online competition for students in year 7 to 10 that challenges problem-solving and critical thinking skills. It’s fun, practical and most of all, it can [...]

2021-03-13T22:08:41+10:00March 13th, 2021|0 Comments

NAGC 67th Annual Convention No matter your interest or role within the gifted community, NAGC has curated the world’s largest virtual event of live, interactive, and prerecorded sessions . . . on the most important topics in gifted and talented education today. At NAGC20, you’ll experience: 250+ live, simulive, and on-demand sessions Pre-convention workshops that [...]

2020-11-07T10:42:11+10:00November 7th, 2020|0 Comments

Understanding Gifted Learners: Short Course

The University of Tasmania is currently accepting registrations for the short course Understanding Gifted Learners: Busting the Myths.  The course runs for 23 hours over six weeks, beginning on 2 November, for a cost of $75. About this course Across Australia, gifted people make up approximately 10% of our population - whether it be within [...]

2020-10-16T14:58:12+10:00October 15th, 2020|0 Comments

The Australian Association for the Education of the Gifted and Talented one day conference and Annual General Meeting.

The Australian Association for the Education of the Gifted and Talented one day conference and Annual General Meeting. On Saturday 12 September 2020 at 9:45 am to 5:45 pm AEST We are bringing together 5 outstanding speakers and continuing the theme of GAW 2020, Maintaining Wellbeing for our first one day online conference in Australia. Cost: AAEGT [...]

2020-07-22T13:32:37+10:00July 22nd, 2020|0 Comments

Tasmanian Science Talent Search 2020

The 2020 Tasmanian Science Talent Search applications are now open. Students from Early Childhood to Senior Secondary (Year 12) are eligible to participate in this year’s competition from their home or school, finding inspiration from objects around them. Due to the delay in students returning to school for Term 2, the application window for the [...]

2020-06-08T20:56:22+10:00June 8th, 2020|0 Comments


We can now get free access to CoderZ, an online virtual robotics learning tool. You will need to ask your classroom teacher to sign up for you (at this link this page ).

2020-06-06T10:49:08+10:00June 6th, 2020|0 Comments


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