The VAGTC in partnership with the Department of Education and Training (DET) is facilitating FREE Parent Seminars which aim to educate and support parents of high ability children.
Set up in rural and metro regions, these Seminars are designed to support cluster group collaborations that can continue after the seminar.
We are encouraging attendees to register for seminars in their region
The Seminar explore: Identify – Definitions & Identification of giftedness & talent Understand – Understanding the characteristics & needs of gifted kids Advocate – How to advocate for your child Collaborate – Building positive home/school partnerships Support – Enriching your child’s learning at home Where to go for resourcing
Please see below for program and list of dates and areas covering with Trybooking link to book your spot.
Video/Live Feed 2 (Supper) – 20 Minutes Zoom Discussion – 55 Minutes Supper is provided at face to face seminars
Seminar 6 – Glen Waverley (Venue TBC) NORTH-EAST METRO – FACE TO FACE/LIVE FEED GLEN WAVERLEY, CITY AREAS Thursday, September 3 https://www.trybooking.com/BJSGH
Seminar 7 – Warragul (Venue TBC) SOUTH-EAST RURAL – FACE TO FACE/LIVE FEED LEONGATHA, SALE, MOE, WARRAGUL AREAS Thursday, September 17 https://www.trybooking.com/BJSGN
Seminar 8 – Ballarat (Venue TBC) SOUTH-WEST RURAL – FACE TO FACE/LIVE FEED HORSHAM, BALLARAT, WARNAMBOOL, GEELONG Thursday, October 8 https://www.trybooking.com/BJSGO
VAGTC Parent Seminar 2020: Online Format SOLD OUT
Thursday, 30 April 2020
The VAGTC are pleased to be able to offer the first of the original parent seminar that was cancelled to an online format
Are you parenting a student who is Gifted and Talented?
Are they of high ability, or high potential, maybe creative, achieving musically, in sport or another endeavour, emotionally and socially energised, experiencing challenge along with strengths (2e), or of above average intelligence with a commitment to succeed; or possibly under-achieving and needing a challenge?
You might be surprised to learn you have a gifted child. This seminar shares current theorists’ definitions of giftedness, and how we understand and support these young people.
• Working Collaboratively With Schools and Teachers • Individual Learning Plans • Learning Strategies • Programs
Thursday 30, April 6:30pm – 8:30pm FREE Online Via Zoom (Link to be provided closer to the date) Limited to 16 participants as we trial our online delivery
VAGTC SHORT ONLINE SEMINAR: Catering for Gifted Students with Remote Learning
Thursday, 23 April 2020
This Seminar will be provided as a practical resource for Educators and Parents. It will run from 4:00 to 4:45 pm and will share what Educators of the Gifted and Talented can provide by way of teaching and learning in the online space. The Seminar will be FREE.
It will be run via Zoom (Link to be provided closer to the date)