gifted education

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NSW Education is planning an overhaul of its procedures for selective school placement as part of a review of its gifted and talented policy, its Secretary Mark Scott has told a conference at UNSW Sydney.

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More than 600 members of the gifted education community are gathering at UNSW for the 22nd biennial World Gifted Conference. 

Youth Summit

A UNSW program for gifted children is engaging some of Australia's brightest youngsters with problems their elders have struggled to solve.

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Bob Carr reflected on his own challenging school experiences in his opening address to a gifted education conference at UNSW.

GERRIC workshop

Thousands more gifted students are now able to jump a class, thanks to a landmark book on accelerated learning.

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Miraca Gross has helped more than her fair share of Mensa members so it's appropriate that UNSW's Professor of Gifted Education is acknowledged by the organisation itself.

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Children as young as six will be following in the footsteps of John Singleton, Siimon Reynolds and Bryce Courtenay, dreaming up their own advertising campaigns as part of a program for gifted students.

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The Federal Minister for Education, Science and Training, Julie Bishop, has visited UNSW's special school vacation programs, run by the Gifted Education Research, Resource and Information Centre (GERRIC).

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Australia's well-documented shortage of scientists is being tackled head on by UNSW research.

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Academically gifted students are being sought for a UNSW national education program that seeks to develop their talents.