Affiliated Associations and other useful websites

Find out about Associations affiliated with AAEGT in each State and Territory

Northern Territory
NTAEGT  Northern Territory Association for the Education of the Gifted & Talented – An open association of people who share a common interest in gifted and talented children. This site contains information about the Association and its objectives as well as resource materials to support families and schools related to the education of gifted learners.

Queensland
QAGTC  Queensland Association For Gifted and Talented Children – An open association of people who share a common interest in gifted and talented children. This site contains information about the Association and its objectives, videos for hire, and resource material such as identification of gifted children, and strategies for their parents and teachers.

Tasmania
TAG Tasmanian Association for the Gifted Incorporated– A non-profit parent based organisation which runs on a voluntary basis to support those with an interest in gifted children/students, lobby and educate for better understanding of the needs of gifted children/students, provide resources to aid in the understanding of and catering for gifted students and provide some activities for gifted young people.

South Australia

GTCASA Gifted and Talented Children’s Association of South Australia

Victoria
VAGTC  Victorian Association for Gifted and Talented Children – The Victorian Association for Gifted and Talented Children provides a website that is an exceptional resource of events and information. It links to many other important aspects of education for gifted and talented children.

New South Wales
GFSG Inc.Gifted Families Support Group Incorporated is a not for profit association designed to support gifted children, their families and educators. Run solely by volunteers, GFSG Inc. focuses on bringing together ‘like-minds’ and those passionate about educating and engaging gifted children. They provide a vast array of supportive events through their core body and sub-branches, highlighting the needs of gifted children within the local and state communities.

Australian Capital Territory
ACTGFSGACT Gifted Families Support Group In.

Western Australia

GiftedWA- Gifted WA   Dedicated to the balanced development of students of higher cognitive potential.

Other associations affiliated with AAEGT

The AAEGT is formally affiliated with the following bodies:

Mutual Affiliation: giftEDNZ: The Professional Association for Gifted Education in Aotearoa New Zealand. On Friday 30th September, 2016. giftEdNZ and AAEGT mutually agreed to affiliate in the spirit of collaboration around our common goals and vision for gifted education. Through affiliation, the associations’ seek to support and promote each other’s endevours to enhance outcomes for gifted children through advocacy, professional learning, research and consultation.

AAEGT and giftEDNZ Affiliation

Other affiliated bodies:

GLD Australia is a national online learning community responding to the needs of gifted children and gifted adults with specific learning disability and other learning challenges, and the needs of those who care for, teach and advocate for them, through the sharing of information, research and personal experiences. Members of GLD Australia include parents, educators and other professionals dedicated to promoting awareness and understanding of the challenges faced by people who identify as gifted with learning disability (GLD) and related issues, thereby assisting them to benefit from specialised identification and intervention/treatment as early as possible. Find out more about GLD Australia

Australian Alliance of Associations in Education (AAAE) is an alliance of national professional teacher associations.The AAAE represents member national professional teacher associations, so that the voice of the teachers and educators they represent are heard by the appropriate statutory authorities and governments for the improvement of Australian educational policy and practice. Find out more about AAAE 

World Council for Gifted and Talented Children, Inc. (WCGTC) is a worldwide non-profit organization that provides advocacy and support for gifted children. The WCGTC is a diverse organization networking the globe with an active membership of educators, scholars, researchers, parents, and others interested in the development and education of gifted and talented children of all ages. The WCGTC consists of its Members, Executive Committee, Delegates from member countries, and a Headquarters that recently relocated to Western Kentucky University in Bowling Green, Kentucky. The World Council was founded more than 35 years ago and hosts a biennial World Conference at a major international city during late July or early August in odd-numbered years. The 2017 World Conference will take place in Sydney, Australia.

 

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