Australian Education Departments

11 Aug 2020

  • Australian Dept of Education, Training and Youth Affairs – Federal department responsible for a large portion of funding to Australia’s private and government schools
  • ACT Dept of Education and Community Services – Responsible for government school education in the ACT
  • Education Queensland – Responsible for government school education in Queensland.
  • NSW Dept of Education and Training – Responsible for government school education in NSW, also their gifted education policy
  • Northern Territory Dept of Education – Responsible for government school education in the NT
    South Australia Dept of Education – Responsible for government school education in SA, with their gifted policy available.
  • Tasmania Dept of Education – Responsible for government school education in Tasmania, with their gifted policy available.
  • Victoria Dept of Education – Responsible for government school education in Victoria, also their gifted policy/ “Bright Futures” portal
  • Western Australia Dept of Education – Responsible for government school education in WA

Gifted Adult Links

  • The Theory of Positive Disintegration by Kazimierz Dabrowski – Access to a large range of resources abou
  • Dabrowski’s thinking about personality development is particularly relevant to gifted adults seeking to understand their own experience.
  • Talent Development Resources – Focuses on talents in artistic, creative and performing areas and provides both talent specific and general information coverage, including quotes from well-known practitioners.
  • There are also sections devoted to Women and Talent and to Teen/Young Adult Talent.
  • The Rocamore School Inc – A non-profit organization that provides educational and transformational resources and courses targeted towards gifted adults.
  • The Gifted Development Center – The Center associated with Dr Linda Silverman, this site addresses the needs of gifted children and their families as well as of gifted adults. It is particularly known for its work on visual-spatial thinkers.
    Suite01.com – A member run information site providing links to the best resources on the web for the full range of interests and knowledge categories.
  • Information for Gifted Adults – A strong list of resources and articles compiled by Uta Kreimei, including some in languages other than English.
  • Highly Sensitive People – An information site for those who exhibit high degrees of sensitivitiy.

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