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 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 14th at 3.10pm.
Forthcoming GTCASA events include:
… SATURDAY CLUB -TERM 1 2020
(Note GTCASA members to get your member discount please check email or contact firstname.lastname@example.org for the promotional code before purchasing tickets)
TERM 1 2020
Session 1 – 15 February 2020
Session 2 – 29 Feb 2020
Session 3 – 14 March 2020
Session 4 – 28 March 2020
Saturday Club for Term 1 will focus on the theme of Self. Term 1 aims to empower the children with skills around emotions and philosophical thinking.
For more information and Eventbrite bookings click here
…GTCASA and Junior Mensa Games Days
A schedule will be available soon so you can join us between 2pm and 4pm in the Glenunga International High School staff room for a fun afternoon when GTCASA in conjunction with MENSA South Australia is holding a children’s only board games social session.
Sessions are available at no cost but we do need participants to register through Eventbrite.
… DARA SCHOOL
You may be interested to know of Adelaide’s first gifted school- Dara – which is a unique, one of a kind specialist school catering to the educational and socio-emotional needs of gifted and talented students in South Australia.
For further information, please contact:
Vicki: Phone: 0487 029 331 Reception@daraschool.sa.edu.au
Lynda (Principal) Phone 0412 678 060 Lynda@daraschool.sa.edu.au
DARA SCHOOL invites you to attend
DIFFERENTIATION BY DESIGN
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.
More information and registration details here
…GIFTED WITH A LEARNING DISABILITY (GLD)
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.
Gifted Pathways Australia: Survey for Parents of Gifted Children and Adolescents
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