Understand the nuances and complexities of gifted or talented learners

This online, self-paced course is designed to sustain teachers and school leaders in understanding and supporting the diverse needs of gifted or talented students in today’s inclusive classrooms. Designed for learning in an online environment, this course provides self-paced learning activities and associated readings and learning resources. These activities encourage you to consider your own practice through analysis and self-reflection. This course provides you with key foundational knowledge, information and skill development to cultivate a strong basis for understanding and supporting gifted or talented students in your educational context.

Delivered through Microsoft Teams & Sway.

Course Details

This 6 module online professional development program is self-paced and allows you to access 24/7 throughout the year. The course will be delivered through Microsoft Teams and Sway. Prices are $300 GST EX for a standard registration or we also have an exclusive discount for our PDN and EOI members available.

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  • Module 1: An Introduction to giftedness or talent
  • Module 2: Characteristics of Gifted or talented students
  • Module 3: Identification of gifted students OR talented students
  • Module 4: Instructional differentiation for gifted or talented students
  • Module 5: Twice-Exceptional Learners
  • Module 6: Social and emotional wellbeing of gifted or talented students

Assessment: In each module there will be a series of activities for you to complete in order to progress through the content. At the end of the final module there will be a course quiz that will measure your engagement and understanding of key concepts, knowledge, and skills from the course.

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AITSL Professional Standards for Teachers

This course addresses the following AITSL Professional Standards for Teachers:

Professional Knowledge: 1.1, 1.2, 1.5, 1.6

Professional Practice: 3.1, 3.3, 4.1, 4.4

Professional Engagement: 6.1, 6.2, 6.4, 7.2, 7.4


What do you think of when you hear that a student is gifted or talented? In an article written especially for the Professional Learning Hub, Dr Michelle Ronksley-Pavia debunks the myths and expands our understanding of giftedness and talent, and suggests that identifying and supporting giftedness and talent in an individual is a lifelong process.

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