Ministry of Education

Gifted Learners

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Professional Learning and Development workshops and courses

Waka Kōpapa: TAKING the LEAD

This is a 4-module online course covering practical strategies for educators responsible for learners with additional needs including all Gifted Coordinators, SENCos, RTLBs, future Coordinator’s and related professionals to lead provisions for learners with additional needs, such as gifted learners, in your school or kura. Waka Kopapa is designed to encourage networking opportunities while also providing individual support.

The March 2019 intake was fully subscribed. Regisrations for the the June intake close on Friday 7 June, 2019.

To find out more and to register for both the Gifted Aotearoa Network and Waka Kōpapa, go to

NZCGE Depth and Complexity Half Day Taster Workshops

We are excited to be offering the opportunity for New Zealand Educators to be introduced to The Framework for Depth and Complexity. Please see below the details of the half day taster workshops planned for 2019.

Registration for all workshops:


Date: Thursday, 4 July 2019

Time: 8:30am – 12:00pm

Venue: TBC


Date: Wednesday 31 July, 2019

Time: 1:30pm – 5:00pm

Venue: Kohia Centre - Auckland University


Date: Thursday 8 August, 2019

Time: 1:30pm – 5:00pm

Venue: Arataki Community Centre, Mt Maunganui


Date: Friday 28 June, 2019

Time: 8:30am – 12:00pm

Venue: Hutt Valley Chamber of Commerce Rooms


Date: Thursday 27 June, 2019

Time: 1:30pm – 5:00pm

Venue: Upper Riccarton Library Learning Centre 2


Date: Friday 2 August, 2019

Time: 8:30am – 12:00pm

Venue: Kingsview School

For more information:



Phone: 04 576 9243