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International Week and Year of Giftedness Celebrations

Members of the World Council for Gifted and Talented Children are invited to be part of the “International Week of Giftedness 2012” during August and the “International Year of Giftedness and Creativity 2013” which will be held in connection with the World Conference in New Zealand. The first “International Day

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ECHA Conference to be held September 12-15, 2012

The 13th International European Council for High Ability (ECHA) Conference will take place in Münster, Germany in combination with the 4th Münsterschen Bildungskongress. The International Center for the Study of Giftedness (ICBF) is hosting the event. The conference will focus on “Giftedness Across the Lifespan” and include more than 100

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Website Redesign

The WCGTC website is being redesigned. The new site will be much more user friendly and is scheduled to be ready by the end of 2011. The new website design is based on input from numerous WCGTC members- including many of those who attended the World Conference in Prague. Connie

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Interruption to Online Payment

In conjunction with the relocation of The World Council Headquarters to Western Kentucky University, the electronic transition is now underway. As of today, online purchases have stopped and will not be resumed until further notice from the new Headquarters

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Relocating WCGTC Headquarters

The WCGTC Executive Committee today announced its September 17th decision to relocate its Headquarters, currently situated at the University of Winnipeg, to Western Kentucky University, home of EC member, Julia Link Roberts, effective January 1, 2011.

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In Memoriam: Dr. John Feldhusen

It is with sadness that we inform you that Dr. John Feldhusen, a well-known and highly-respected educator in the field of gifted education, passed away on Sunday afternoon, after a lengthy illness. A memorial service will be held on Thursday, June 18th, at St. Armand’s Key Lutheran Church in Sarasota,

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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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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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