Need help meeting your NAG 1.3 requirements?
Want professional support building your in-house GATE programme?
Our Consultancy Service works alongside educators, parents and other adults to help them better support their gifted children. We share practical advice, guidance and resourcing support. Our consultancy team are highly experienced and knowledgeable in both gifted education theory and practice and all have experience in teaching and/or parenting gifted children.
We use a range of face-to-face and distance delivery methods for effectiveness and efficiency.
The words DIVERSE, FLEXIBLE, PRACTICAL, INFORMED and COLLABORATIVE best describe the nature of the consultancy support we provide. Check out a the range of services we provide below.
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A series of short, sharp, in focus, one hour online Professional Learning and Development opportunities for busy educators on key aspects of better understanding giftedness, identifying giftedness and meeting needs.
This will be your opportunity to connect with educators who have worked in this field as specialists building their own professional knowledge through study and working alongside gifted students and teachers.
2021 SPOTLIGHT DATES AND TOPICS
3 March - Spotlight 1: Intellectual Giftedness
17 March - Spotlight 2: Creative Giftedness
31 March - Spotlight 3: Socio Affective Giftedness
14 April - Spotlight 4: Socio – Cultural Perspectives
5 May – Spotlight 5: Linking definition with identification practices
19 May – Spotlight 6: Taking a team approach to identification
2 June - Spotlight 7: Beyond Performance – spotting potential
16 June – Spotlight 8: Identifying and Prioritising needs
30 June – Spotlight 9: Ramping up Intellectual Challenge
28 July – Spotlight 10: Feeding the Creative Mind
11 August – Spotlight 11: Supporting Wellbeing
25 August – Spotlight 12: Determining Effectiveness – Self Review
NZCGE has built up expertise around ensuring depth and complexity is present in learning for gifted students and now specialises in offering PLD workshops that facilitate learning with Kaplan’s Depth and Complexity Framework. We are collaborating with JTaylor Education to ensure quality PLD true to the Depth and Complexity Framework and tailored to the application within the New Zealand Curriculum and School context.
"It is all very well to want depth and complexity but when you empower the students to understand those concepts in a practical way for themselves, you are much more likely to achieve them!"
Sue Bufton | Regional Lead Teacher NZCGE
2021 DEPTH AND COMPLEXITY FRAMEWORK DATES AND TOPICS
20 April – Intro to D&C Framework
To find out more about a bespoke professional learning and development programme in your school contact Anna on 0800 769 243, firstname.lastname@example.org
Just as schools look to the RTLB service for advice and support for students with learning and behaviour difficulties, so too can NZCGE provide advice and support to schools and teachers when they have a particular gifted and talented student they would like some targeted support for. NZCGE Consultancy Facilitators are able to help educators identify and determine need and can help to establish and review a personalised plan for learning.
With many years of experience supporting educators to better identify and cater for their gifted and talented learners, we specialise in the provision of flexible and tailored professional learning and development, responsive to the specific needs of each school and educator that we work with.
Professional Learning and Development support can range from whole school in-depth PLD to an hour of “just in time” advice and support for a Lead Teacher, and everything in between.
“While they shared their knowledge and expertise they were also was very mindful of our school culture, so it feels very special and unique the way we have integrated this into our setting. I would rate NZCGE highly in terms of their ability to determine your need and tailor a package to suit, the quality of professional advice and resourcing, the level of professionalism, and value for money.” AP large urban full primary school.
NZCGE is now a reseller of JTaylor Education resources. Check out the resources available for purchase here.