Monthly Archives: October 2012




Our Twitter chat last night was on the topic of Giftedness as a Special Educational Need (SEN). (Transcript) The tweet of the night has to be this one from Minister of State  in the Department of Education, Ciaran Cannon: “…I would be more than happy to meet with you to […]

Giftedness as a Special Educational need





Taster Day Saturday 24th November 2012 Come along and try out the university-style courses available at CTYI.  Open to all 13-16 year olds who have attended CTYI, CAT or Summer Scholars courses or are interested in attending in the future. Cost: €10 Venue: Dublin City University

CTYI Taster Day for Second Level Students



At #gtie last week we discussed Gifted Children and Tests. Not only did we have participants from Dublin, Kildare, Wicklow and Cork, we had our faithful supporters from the US; Toby from Oklahoma and Lisa from Pittsburgh. Amongst our number, there were parents of both primary and secondary school students, a homeschooler, teachers […]

Gifted Children and Tests



  The Centre for Talented Youth, Ireland (CTYI) provides enrichment courses for students with high academic ability and university-style courses for children of all ages and abilities. This week, they will be holding two public meetings which are open to everyone. No registration required. Just turn up and find out what […]

CTYI Public Meetings



Tonight, Sunday 7th October, sees the return of our Irish gifted twitter chat, #gtie at 9pm GMT/4pm EST. The topic will be “Gifted Children and Tests”. Please join us. Before you write it off as not worth doing, or if you are unfamiliar with twitter chats, have a quick read […]

#GTIE Returns Tonight