News & updates

Updated November 2017

AGM 2018 – Lock in the date

The giftEDnz AGM will be held on Saturday, 7th April, 2018 in Palmerston North. More details will be released closer to the time.

Latest Advocacy Efforts

New Resource

Giftedness and Talent: Australasian Perspectives has been published online and is now available. This has been edited by Roger Moltzen and giftEDnz Board Treasurer Nadine Ballam.

Member-only e-zine Out Soon

The next giftEDnewz e-zine is due to be published December 4th. The theme is Collaboration. If you don’t already receive a copy of this great publication, be sure to become a member today.

Recently Released Position Statement

giftEDnz periodically issues position statements addressing critical issues, policies and practices related to the education of gifted and talented children and young people. giftEDnz would like to announce the release of a joint position statement for supporting effective professional learning and development in gifted education. Earlier in the year a joint position statement was released on indicators of progress and achievement. Check out the video below for some ideas on how you can use these.

Student Voice

A student from Canterbury presented a speech on his experiences of being gifted. Please take the time to read this. It is vital that we draw on student perspectives as we evaluate the effectiveness of our teaching and programmes and evolve our practices accordingly.

National Research Update

To read about where this project is up to, what the next steps are and how to participate, please click here.