The HKAGE operate under a membership system. Gifted students who are aged 10-18 and studying in Hong Kong can apply for membership through different channels (please see below for details). All registered members can enjoy most of the services from the HKAGE free of charge.
Want to become a member of the HKAGE? Are you:
- A primary or secondary school gifted student aged 10-18 in Hong Kong?
- Nominated by the school or self-nominated?
- A winner of any of the designated competitions?
- A graduate of EDB’s Web-based Learning Courses?
The selection of applications for HKAGE members is based on Dr Joseph Renzulli’s Three-Ring Conception of Giftedness, taking into consideration whether the student could benefit from the HKAGE programme provision.
- Above Average Abilities:
- General abilities: processing information, integrating experiences, and abstract thinking.
- Specific abilities: the capacity to acquire knowledge and perform in an activity.
- Fluency, flexibility, and originality of thought, openness to experience, sensitivity to stimulations, and a willingness to take risks.
- Task Commitment:
- Perseverance, endurance, hard work, self-confidence, perceptiveness and a special fascination with a special subject.