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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 provided to schools on an application basis to support:
    • school/cluster based Academic Talent Development programs
    • professional development for teachers
    • state, national and international academically talented representatives
  • Some funds are held by the region to manage the program outcomes.

Central Queensland region

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

North Queensland region

  • all funds are distributed to schools for teacher replacement TRS and to manage programs.

Far North Queensland region

  • all funds are distributed to schools for teacher replacement TRS and to manage programs.

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 please refer to the following website or the contact details below:

Gifted and talented education

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 05 March 2020