Parents and Teachers of Gifted Students – Day Out

A day of information sessions for Parents & Teachers of Gifted Students


Session 1: Creativity in Learning

9.30 – 11 am: What is Creativity? How can you assess it? How to incorporate creativity in all Key Learning Areas (other than just the Arts)


Session 2: Motivating & Engaging Gifted Students

11.30 am – 1 pm:  How to motivate and engage gifted students and provide opportunities for talent development.


Forum: Parent and Teacher Panel

2 – 4 pm: Sharing our experiences of gifted children in the classroom and at home. Facilitating understanding and dialogue between parents and teachers.



 Dr. Geraldine Townend &

Professor Jennifer Jolly


Saturday March 16th – Venue to be confirmed- Hobart

Sunday March 17th – Venue to be confirmed – Launceston


 Current financial members -$40 per session (Forum Free) or $70 for both sessions (Forum Free)

Non-members – $60 per session or $100 for both sessions (Forum Free if both sessions attended or $10 if only one session attended)


Book your place at


Geraldine Townend is a published academic with over a decade of experience in the field of gifted education, having expertise in the area of twice exceptionality. In the UNSW Arts, Design and Architecture Faculty, Geraldine lectures and conducts research in GERRIC  (Gifted Education Research and Resource Information Centre) in the areas of gifted education, gifted with learning disability, and special learning needs.


Jennifer L. Jolly, Ph.D., is an honorary A/Prof. in gifted education at the University of New South Wales. Currently, she is also a Professor of gifted education at the University of Alabama. Her research interests include the history of gifted education, homeschooling, and parents of gifted children. Her work has been published in Gifted Child Quarterly, Journal for the Education for the Gifted, High Ability Studies, Roeper Review, and Gifted Child Today.


TAG is here to Support and Inform you. Email: Phone: 0467 528 048