Gifted Awareness Week- 2018

Gifted Awareness Week 2018 – March 18 to 24

ACCEPTANCE: Diversity and Equality


How will your school, business or organisation get involved in Gifted Awareness Week? Hold a seminar, a children’s event…there are many wonderful ideas to promote an understanding of Giftedness in Australia. Share your events with us and we will include them on our website. For further enquires or share an event, please email us.

Watch this space for more info as it comes.


Diversity of giftedness and accessibility of provisions: Equity for Gifted English Language Learners
Susen Smith PhD, GERRIC Senior Research Fellow, School of Education, UNSW

Let’s work together to advance the acceptance and needs of the gifted children in Australia.
An opinion piece by Dr Natalie Rimlinger, Footsteps Psychology.

New South Wales

Gifted Families Support Group Incorporated – GFSG Inc.

Regional Parent Workshops

GFSG Inc Picnic

Other NSW Events

Australian Gifted Support Centre – AGSC

Bright children who struggle at school – Underperforming gifted students

NESA -Educating gifted and talented students – An introduction

The University of New South Wales – UNSW

Identification of Gifted Students.


Tasmania Association of the Gifted – TAG

Fostering Differentiated Learning for the Gifted


Association for Gifted and Talented Education Victoria – AGATEVic

Creating Structures to Develop Early STEM Talents: Pipelines, Pigs, and Pumping Stations


Victorian Association for Gifted and Talented Children – VAGTC

VAGTC have a number of events planned between now and the end of March to celebrate GAW. You can see whats happening here.

Australian Capital Territory

Other ACT Events

Australian Gifted Support Centre – AGSC

Bright students who struggle at school – Gifted and underperforming

Western Australia

Gifted WA

Helpful Hints for Parents of Gifted Students

BOOK LAUNCH – DR LESLEY WILLIAMS “Developing academic talent in the schools of Western Australia: A case study of students who scored in the top 5% on their tests”.


Other WA Events

Growing Up Greatness

Educating the Gifted and Talented (3-day course)


Mensa Members Celebrate Gifted Awareness Week with Chess Coaching & Visit by Gifted Education Expert (Mensa Member only event.)

Perth College – Home of the Imaginarium

Picnic for families of gifted girls. Contact Bek Duyckers for more info.

Northern Territory

Other NT Events

Catholic Education NT

Calling all Thinkers!