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Introduction to Gifted & Talented

Find out the basics about gifted and talented education

Your Instructor


Brooke Trenwith
Brooke Trenwith

Brooke is President of the New Zealand Association for Gifted Children, a New Zealand Representative on the World Council for Gifted and Talented Children, is on the steering committee for Gifted Aotearoa and a MOE Accredited education consultant through her own company, Potential to Performance Ltd. She has taught early childhood through to university level, been a Gifted Coordinator and an Enhanced Learning Teacher, and was assistant director of an English Language School in Taiwan. Brooke was project leader of the Te Toi Tupu contract, helping schools develop robust, transparent and cohesive approaches to gifted education.

Brooke’s specialisations include giftedness, inclusive education (including Culturally and Linguistly Diverse Students, Oppositional Defiance Disorder, Autism and trauma informed practices), relationship-based learning/cultural responsiveness, coaching practices and change management, thinking skills, digital fluency, innovative learning and collaborative practice. In 2019 and 2020, Brooke is on the Reference Group for the Ministerial Review of Curriculum, Progress and Achievement (Year 1-10) and sits on the Ministerial Advisory Group for Gifted Education.

Frequently Asked Questions


When does the course start and finish?
The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.
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