Welcome to the new home for New Zealand's Gifted Awareness Week.
Here you will be able to follow the excitement of celebrations across the country.
The annual Gifted Awareness Blog Tour runs through the month of June each year as an activity associated with New Zealand's Gifted Awareness Week. It is an opportunity for you to have your say about giftedness, and to also share in the experiences and perspectives of others.
Want to organise some celebratory activities in your area? Check out some suggestions here.
A collection of organisations, businesses and groups who can provide support to families with gifted young people, and professionals working with these young people. There are also online support groups, included these on Facebook.
Here you will find the details about blasting parliament with letters for the purposes of advocating for our gifted learners. Included is a template for you to use. The more we send the better the impact, so get involved. Go for it!
A national research project is underway to explore the current state of gifted education in New Zealand. Click here to find out more about this project, including what has been done to date, the next steps, and how you can participate.
Kids, parents, teachers...we'd love to hear your stories. Your stories will be shared, with the Minister of Education as evidence of the needs of this group of children and young people. Email them through to have your voices heard. Please include the subject line "Tell us your story". Please note that this is anonymous, and your stories will not be shared in any other way without your consent.
Delegates at the recent giftEDnz Roadshow shared their thoughts on the current state of support for diverse learners, and in particular our diverse gifted learners. Click the links below to explore the key messages they want our politicians to hear. These too, will be shared with the Minister of Education.