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Giftedness 2012

Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for the Distinguished Academic Performance will host the 12th edition of the Asia Pacific Conference on Giftedness in the United Arab Emirates from July 14th to July 18th 2012 at the Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Center. more...


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Introductory Message
from HE Humaid Mohamed Obaid Al Qutami

It is my great honor to serve as Honorary President of the Organizing Committee of the 12th Asia Pacific Conference on Giftedness and support Hamdan Award in its capacity as a Host of the first event focused on gifted education in the Middle East.

Giftedness 2012
UAE leadership spares no effort to improve education

"UAE political leadership is sparing no effort to elevate and improve education" Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Dubai Deputy Ruler and Finance Minister told participants in Asia Pacific Giftedness 2012 during his opening speech.

Prof. Howard Gardner
Scientific Program Key Guest

Prof. Howard Gardner is the Hobbs Professor of Cognition and Education at the Harvard Graduate School of Education and Senior Director of Harvard Project Zero.


The Children & Youth Summit

The Children and Youth Summit is a program for gifted and talented students from 9 to 18 years old, which provide an opportunity for well-matched students from all over Asia Pacific countries to come together for unique and enriching learning experiences. The Children and Youth program is aiming to develop creative thinking, critical thinking, problem solving and team work - all skills relevant the 21st century world issues and challenges. The program is facilitated by experts in the field of gifted education.



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Call for Proposals
The theme of the conference is
"Nurturing Talent, Growing Potential."

Online Registration
For individual or group registration

Contact Information
Tel. : +971 4 392 32 32
Fax: +971 4 392 33 32