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 14th at 3.10pm. 

Forthcoming GTCASA events include:


Knowing yourself is the beginning of all wisdom – Aristotle.

(Note GTCASA members to get your member discount please check email or contact giftedsa@gtcasa.asn.au 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.



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


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



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

Read more about our news, events and activities here.