Gifted Aotearoa is a national Network of Expertise established to improve the quality of education offered to young gifted New Zealanders. Gifted Aotearoa is funded by the Ministry of Education, providing support through sharing professional expertise, growing local networks, nurturing local leadership and developing professional pathways. It is FREE for principals, management, teachers, GaTE Co-ordinators and SENCOs in New Zealand Primary and Secondary schools to access the network and its services. 

Gifted Aotearoa is a collaborative project delivered by the New Zealand Centre for Gifted Education, REACH Education Consultancy, and the New Zealand Association for Gifted Children. Gifted Aotearoa consists of four Waka, or initiatives. Scroll down to explore each waka and register your interest in the Network.

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Waka Taua

Events, News and Resources

Waka Tīwai

Teaching and Learning Workshops

Waka Hourua

Mentoring Opportunities

Waka Ama

Specialist Support

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