Category: WCGTC News

WCGTC announces Dr. Taisir Subhi Yamin as New Editor of GTI

Dr. Yamin served as interim editor since 2006 and co-editor in 2005. Throughout his academic career, he has held a variety of editor positions, both as scientific and as managing editor. His long-standing commitment to the WCGTC, evident from his having served as a delegate since 1994 and as an

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WCGTC Announces New Membership Rate Structure

The World Council for Gifted and Talented Children announces an immediate increase in its membership fees. Visitors to the WCGTC website will have until June 15th, 2008 to purchase a new one-year membership or renew or extend their current membership for one year at the old rate. All other membership

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Editor Sought for GTI

A week until the deadline! As publicized in our newsletter, the World Council Executive Committee is searching for an editor for our journal, Gifted and Talented International. The deadline for application submissions is February 29th, 2008. Please, refer to the notice on page 6 of the current issue of World

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Program Chairperson Announced for 18th Biennial Conference

We are very pleased to announce that Edna McMillan, Treasurer on the World Council Executive Committee, has accepted the role of Program Chairperson for our 18th Biennial Conference in Vancouver, August 2009. Besides her highly-productive career in gifted education, Edna’s having coordinated the Tenth World Congress on Gifted and Talented

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In Memoriam: Dr. Michael Pyryt

It is with deep sadness that Headquarters received the news that Canadian WCGTC delegate and Director of the Centre for Gifted Education at the University of Calgary, Dr. Michael Pyryt, passed away unexpectedly on Tuesday, January 15, 2008. His presence and his expertise will be missed greatly, here at home

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Congratulations to WCGTC President, Den-Mo Tsai

Congratulations to WCGTC President, Dr. Den-Mo Tsai, on his new appointment as President of the National Taitung University in Taitung City, Taiwan. The University, with its three colleges—Teachers College, College of Humanities, and College of Science and Engineering—has over three thousand students. Historically, before being upgraded to a university in

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New Online Membership System Launched

After several months of preparation, the new on-line membership system has been activated. All members, journal subscribers, former members, and former journal subscribers will be receiving a notification e-mail with login information required to access restricted areas of the website, update their membership or subscription information, or renew their membership

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Official Website for WCGTC

The new official website for The World Council for Gifted and Talented Children is now “on the air.” Further enhancements and additions to the site are being made on an ongoing basis.

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Inviting WCGTC Biennial Conference Proposal Submissions

You are invited to submit proposals for the 2011 WCGTC Biennial Conference. Please, indicate your interest and intention to submit a bid by requesting the new Biennial Conference Proposal Development Guide from WCGTC Headquarters, at headquarters@world-gifted.org. Proposals will be assessed on the basis of the requirements delineated in this document.

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