Changes to Bylaws Approved – January 2018

Voting for the proposed changes to the Bylaws was open from January 8 until January 19. The Executive Committee is pleased to inform you that the proposed changes to the Bylaws have been approved. Of the votes cast, 95% selected “I approve all of the proposed changes to the Bylaws” and

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A Year in Review

I would like to thank you for the support you have shown to the WCGTC this year. During 2017, our website has had more than 19,000 visitors from more than 150 countries! The countries with the most visitors include USA, Australia, Turkey, Canada, United Kingdom, Mexico, Germany, Spain, Brazil, and

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World Gifted 36(1)
World Gifted Newsletter

World Gifted 36(1) Now Available

World Gifted 36(1) is now available. This issue contains reports from: Australia Brazil Ecuador Egypt Finland Israel Mexico New Zealand Norway Oman Saudi Arabia Spain Sweden Switzerland USA A huge thank you to all of the Delegates and other members who contributed to this issue! To read the newsletter, visit

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Gifted and Talented International
GTI Journal

Gifted and Talented International 31(2) Shipped

Volume 31, Number 2 of Gifted and Talented International has shipped. Members have access to this issue by clicking here. Contents include: Elementary students’ perceptions of their classroom activities in China: A validation study – Yang Yang, Marcia Gentry, Jiaxi Wu, Enyi Jen & Yukiko Maeda Self-concept changes in multiple self-concept

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World Conference

Nashville Selected as Site of 2019 World Conference

The World Council for Gifted and Talented Children (WCGTC) will hold its 23rd WCGTC Biennial World Conference in Nashville, Tennessee, USA. The 2019 event will be hosted by the WCGTC Executive Committee. Sign up to receive email updates at  

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World Council for Gifted and Talented Children Executive Committee 2017 - 2019
Executive Committee

New Executive Committee Assumes Office

The new Executive Committee took office at the conclusion of the 2017 WCGTC World Conference in Sydney. In the back row (from left to right) are Umit Davasligil (Turkey), Julia Link Roberts (United States), Margaret Sutherland (Scotland), Tyler Clark (United States) and in the front row, Denise Fleith (Brazil), Leonie

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Executive Committee Members 2017 – 2021

There were four nominations for Executive Committee members, and all candidates have met the requirements as noted in the Bylaws. The candidates include: Denise Fleith (Brazil), Leonie Kronborg (Australia), Sue Prior (Hong Kong), and Tracy Riley (New Zealand). Since there are four spots opening on the Executive Committee, it is

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GTI Now Using ScholarOne

It is now easier to submit and manage your manuscript to Gifted and Talented International. We have just moved to using the ScholarOne platform. ScholarOne Manuscripts allows for rapid submission of original and revised manuscripts, and facilitates the review process and internal communication between authors, editors, and reviewers via a

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Leslie Graves Resignation

It is with regret that the WCGTC Executive Committee announces that Leslie Graves has tendered her resignation as President of the WCGTC due to personal obligations. The Executive Committee thanks Leslie for her many years of service and dedication to the WCGTC. Throughout the years, Leslie has served as Delegate, Executive

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Julia Link Roberts Elected President of WCGTC

The Executive Committee reviewed nominations for President of the WCGTC, and one nominee met all requirements as outlined in the Bylaws. That nominee is Julia Link Roberts from the United States. With only one nominee, no election is required. Julia has accepted the nomination and will begin her term at

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