GaTE 8x8 & 4x4: Secondary
Nurture your diverse learners with GaTE 8x8 or GaTE 4x4 2017.
Two unique programmes offering in depth GaTE support for you and your gifted and talented students. Both programmes include content which covers topics that are personalised to the learning needs of your teachers in order to maximise the potential of their gifted students. This programme has the flexibility to be split over two years, helping you to raise the tide of your school wide achievement and progress at your speed.
GaTE 8x8 caters for the Auckland region
GaTE 4x4 caters for outer Auckland regions
6x 1.5 hour PLG/faculty/department meetings on key GaTE concepts
8 x 2 hour GaTE Team meetings for capability training for sustainability
2 x 1.5 hour co-constructing a Year 9-13 NZ scholarship approach
2 x 6 hour days of PLG/faculty/department meetings on key GaTE concepts
4 x 1.5 hour faculty or staff meetings
2 x 6 hour days of GaTE Team meetings for capability training for sustainability, and building a Year 9-13 Scholarship programme
Content including topics such as:
Meaning of the terms 'gifted' and 'talented'
Characteristics and needs identification of gifted students
Underachievement and how to counteract it
Support for teaching as inquiry and inquiry learning
Complex thinking skills in the classroom
Mentoring gifted students provision for twice exceptional students - those who are gifted plus have a learning issue
Working with parents/whānau of gifted students