Welcome

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.

...COMMITTEE INFORMATION

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. 

…  SATURDAY CLUB -TERM 4 2020

COVID-19 – SESSION CANCELLATION

November 21st and December 5th

DUE TO COVID 19 RESTRICTIONS CHANGING THIS WEEK GTCASA AND THE PRESENTERS HAVE JOINTLY DECIDED TO CANCEL ALL REMAINING TERM 4 ACTIVITIES.

Due to our assessed inability to meet the new COVID 19 restrictions (especially 4sqm) while delivering a high quality interactive series of sessions over the remainder of Term 4 all face to face sessions are cancelled.

Further information and contact will be made regarding refunds that cannot be made directly via Eventbrite.

Senior students will receive a separate email as Dr Debbie has offered to continue to deliver your sessions via an online platform (eg Zoom) this weekend.

We hope to again engage with you in the new year if restrictions allow us to or to pivot to online sessions.

Please follow us on Eventbrite and Facebook or keep an eye on our web page.

Lionel Bentley  GTCASA   Saturday Club Co-ordinator

 

DARA SCHOOL

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 information and booking details are 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.

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

 

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