Welcome to the Gifted and Talented Children’s Association of South Australia .

GTCASA is a volunteer organisation committed to enhancing the social, emotional and intellectual development of children and adolescents with high intellectual potential.

We organise events for gifted children, their carers and teachers.


GTCASA Committee

GTCASA  is always  looking for energetic volunteers who understand giftedness and believe in helping to unlock the potential of these special needs children

The Annual General Meeting  was held on Saturday September 12th at 3.10pm. 


Dates are as follows

May 8th and 22nd

June 5th and 19th

Details will be available as soon as we have them completed but hopefully during the holidays

Lionel Bentley  GTCASA    Saturday Club Co-ordinator

The Gifted and Talented Children’s Association of South Australia (GTCASA) present Saturday Club in Mount Gambier. GTCASA’s Saturday Club is


The Gifted and Talented Children’s Association of South Australia (GTCASA) present Saturday Club in Mount Gambier.

The interactive workshop will touch on a range of popular Saturday Club workshops, including some of:

Ancient history of Pi, Scientific thinking, Futures thinking, Create your future, Tackling climate change, Artificial intelligence, Where are all the aliens? Hazards of space travel, Take me to the Moon, Interesting locations in space, Quantum mechanics, What is innovation? General Q&A. The session is presented by The President of GTCASA, Dr. Michael Southcott

Further information and booking details are at this link



Dara School is a community that nurtures learning and personal growth in intellectually gifted students. It is a secular, independent and co-educational school. It currently caters for primary school Year 1 to Year 7 students and will soon grow to cater for students from Year 1 to Year 12.

Dara School has a progressive educational philosophy and its environment is designed to optimise the specific learning characteristics of gifted and talented students. This design is based on a pedagogy that recognises and nurtures each student’s individuality and uniqueness through an integrated, personalised approach to teaching and learning. This approach is complemented by strategically organised and flexible learning spaces.

Further information

Vicki: Phone: 0487 029 331 Reception@daraschool.sa.edu.au

Lynda (Principal) Phone 0412 678 060 Lynda@daraschool.sa.edu.au

…Differentiation by Design – join us at DARA for professional development

This professional learning course for educators is based upon the Jarvis Tomlinson model of Differentiation (Tomlinson and Jarvis 2009). The model focuses upon catering for the needs of all students, including the highly able. Differentiated and personalised teaching strategies that deliver rigorous and respectful learning experiences for students will be demonstrated and applied.

Further details are available here


GLDSA – Gifted with Learning Disabilities, South Australia

Do you have a child identified as “twice-exceptional” (or “2-E”), or “gifted with a learning disability” or just has “something else going on”?

Then you may be interested in GLD SA, a subcommittee of GTCASA.

If you wish to receive emails or other notifications from GLD SA, please  email Kate on donka004@msn.com


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