About giftEDnz

Your national professional community in gifted and talented education

Supporting all professionals who work in gifted education in Aotearoa New Zealand.


  • teachers
  • principals
  • counsellors
  • RTLB
  • educational psychologists
  • teacher educators
  • professional development providers
  • researchers
  • postgraduate students
  • anyone with a professional interest in gifted and talented education

Individual or Institutional Memberships available.

Register to join giftEDnz here.

giftEDnz provides a way of working together to nurture our gifted and talented students through provision of:

  • access to online resources, support and information through our web page, blogs, email alerts and social media
  • scholarships to present at national and international conferences
  • a Speakers’ Bureau ready to facilitate professional development in your area
  • giftEDnewz – a quarterly online magazine
  • annual events and biennial conferences
  • Special Interest Groups focusing on Early Years, Twice Exceptional Learners, Emerging Researchers, Gifted Māori Learners
  • writing retreats for enhancing writing and presentation skills
  • shared initiatives and promotional activities during Gifted Awareness Week
  • advocacy at Government level for gifted learners as priority learners
  • collaboration with national and international organisations