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Gifted and Talented

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Purpose

To assist schools in the development and delivery of programs and strategies for gifted and talented students.

Regional Officers assist schools to meet the needs of gifted students by leading or coordinating professional learning and by providing advice and support to schools and teachers.

Duration of program

Ongoing

Eligibility

State schools

Allocation of funds

Budgets are allocated to regions on the basis of student enrolments and total overall available budget. Regions then manage these funds as follows:

Metropolitan

  • No payments are made to schools. Funding is held by the region to deliver the program outcomes.

South East region

  • No payments are made to schools. Funding is held by the region to deliver the program outcomes.

Darling Downs South West region

  • Program funding is used by the region to deliver the program outcomes.
  • A small portion of funding may be paid to schools to assist with TRS for teachers to attend training and forums.

North Coast region

  • Funds are held by the region to manage the program outcomes.
  • A small portion of funding may be paid to schools to assist with building capability.

Central Queensland region

  • No payments are made to schools. Funding is held by the region to deliver the program outcomes.

North Queensland region

  • Funds are distributed to schools to manage programs and for TRS to engage staff to support these programs. A small amount of these funds is held by the region to manage program outcomes

Far North Queensland region

  • The region may use funding to provide targeted programs directly or through the distribution of funds to schools or organisational units to provide targeted programs for students identified as gifted or talented.

Payment details

Payments to schools are made at various times throughout the year, based on available data, and are included in the monthly payments to schools.

Data requirements

Data requirements will depend on the individual regional allocations.

How to apply

Access to funding under this program will depend on the specific regional funding allocation models. Please contact your local regional office for further information.

Further Information

For further information, refer to Gifted and talented education or the contact details below.

Contact

Central Queensland
Telephone: (07) 4842 8300

Darling Downs and South West
Telephone: (07) 4616 3771

Far North Queensland
Telephone: (07) 4037 3822

Metropolitan
Telephone: (07) 3028 8052

North Coast
Telephone: (07) 3203 9000

North Queensland
Telephone: (07) 4758 3222

South East
Telephone: (07) 5656 6688

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Last updated 14 January 2021