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In this seminar for parents and teachers, popular gifted coach Alan D. Thompson will share his insights, practical tips, and successes for supporting bright students at every level: from capability through to motivated engagement and beyond! See how your child’s school experience can be the perfect time to reveal strengths, create an excellent growth environment, and set themselves up for a brilliant life.

In the luxurious comfort of Sacred Heart College's RNDM Performing Arts Centre, come and listen to the latest in gifted + high performance:

  • What brightness looks like today.
  • Why the world is getting smarter.
  • Blocks to high performance.
  • What your child needs to flourish.
  • Stories of some of Australia's highest performers.
  • Tips for parents.
  • Q&A session.

NEW: Special guest! Hear from one of my Perth coaching clients. A world champion in debating. She has attended Yale and Harvard, and was a finalist in the Yale World Scholars Cup. She is grade-skipped at Iona. She is twelve years old. 

Other notes

  • Doors open at 6:30pm.
  • Seminar content is designed for adults, though age-appropriate children would be welcome to attend.


Alan D. Thompson is an award-winning gifted coach. He specialises in working with families, and is an expert on high performance. He is also the National Gifted Children’s Coordinator for Australian Mensa, and a founder of the Australia-Asia Positive Psychology Institute. Alan supports extraordinary children all around the world, helping them to shift from bright to brilliant. 

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