GERRIC at UNSW is an authority in Australia for professional educators looking to enhance their ability to help gifted students flourish in today’s classroom.
GERRIC provides in-services and short professional learning courses to individual educators, schools or groups of schools.
GERRIC will help you to:
GERRIC at UNSW School of Education supports the NSW Department of Education’s revised High Potential and Gifted Education Policy, operational in all NSW Schools since Term 1, 2021. Our research features in the Centre for Education Statistics and Evaluation (CESE) literature review, which accompanies the policy and provides a major support resource.
The policy identifies that a broader approach is needed to ensure all students who are gifted or have high potential maximise their learning outcomes. Our Mini-COGE contributes to one of the policy’s key actions to “build teacher and leadership capacity through engagement with quality research and ongoing professional learning on effective practices”.
GERRIC’s Mini-COGE provides useful and practical professional development to educators in supporting gifted and high potential students. Gifted and high potential students are not necessarily high achievers; in this course, we focus on how to engage and support these students to reach their high potential.
Are you an experienced teacher who loves working with highly motivated students? Join the GERRIC Student Programs as a workshop presenter.
As part of UNSW’s School of Education’s commitment to providing ongoing learning for teachers, we offer masterclasses to deepen knowledge around gifted education.
Katherine Thompson explains the importance of the various gifted education workshops offered by UNSW School of Education and the school holiday programs that cater to gifted students and parents of gifted children.