For parents and teachers of bright children

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“Alan brings something unique to the conversation. A pioneer in his field [of coaching bright families], Alan brings a deep and sensitive insight into the worlds of bright children. A rare breed...”

— Dr Kirsten Baulch MBBS FRACGP GCBA. Parent of a gifted child. Director of Extension Education.

Designed exclusively for parents, educators, and professionals in Australia and Asia. A distilled and concentrated look at brightness, brilliance, capacity, and performance... using clear language delivered in bite-sized videos + bonus curated content and resources. Based on international research (Alan trained through the USA and Hong Kong), focuses on practical techniques applied to the latest findings. Get an expert, bird's-eye view on:

  • Differences between brightness, capacity, and performance
  • How your child sees their own world and the world around them
  • How to get the best outcome within the education system
  • How to harness your own brilliance in parenting
  • What bright children need in order to flourish
  • How to guide bright children in using their capacity

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    About Alan

    Dr Alan D. Thompson
    Dr Alan D. Thompson
    Dr Alan D. Thompson is a world expert in the fields of child prodigies, high performance, and personal development. He consults to families with special needs children including Bolshoi ballerinas, chess masters, abstract artists, and those with a mental age up to twice their chronological age.
    As chairman for Mensa International’s gifted families committee, Alan served two consecutive terms sharing best practice among 54 countries. His work was recently cited in the Department of Education’s High Potential policy, and he continues to consult to world leaders and facilitators in talent development. He is a co-founder of the Australia-Asia Positive Psychology Institute.
    Alan’s best-selling parenting book, Bright, was made available to families at Elon Musk’s gifted school. In 2021, a copy of the book was sent to the moon aboard the Peregrine lunar lander.
    Alan advises international media in the fields of exceptional ability and personal development, consulting to the award-winning series Decoding Genius for GE, Making Child Prodigies for ABC (with the Australian Prime Minister), 60 Minutes for Network Ten/CBS, and Child Genius for Warner Bros.
    Prior to his career as a consultant, Alan worked with many high-performing young celebrities, including Disney princess Lea Salonga (Aladdin, Mulan), the Australian Billy Elliot, Sydney Olympics star Nikki Webster, and the cast of Sir Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Cats in Asia.

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    “Alan Thompson [presents] from his own experience as a bright person and combines extensive research with powerful practical tips. Authentic, passionate, engaging, and innovative...”

    — Otto Siegel MCC MEd. Founder and CEO of Genius Coaching USA.

    Course Curriculum

    Frequently Asked Questions

    How much content is there?

    The course features over 10 hours of video + bonus resources (including PDFs, images, quizzes, and links). It has been cut up into small, digestible and organised segments, so you can refer back to it when questions about specific topics come up long after you’ve finished the course.

    Some of this information can be found through white papers, research, and interviews with cross-cultural sources. A lot of Alan's practical tools are new and pioneering. The training course is designed to be as digestible (and practical) as possible.

    How long do I have access to the course?
    After enrolling, you have 12 months access to the course - across any and all devices you own.
    What about billing?
    All billing is in Australian Dollars (AUD). If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

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