The Gateways Education team conduct professional development programs in a variety of different areas relating to education in general, differentiation and
gifted education.

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What we do

The Gateways Education team conducts professional learning programs in a number of different areas relating to education in general, educational leadership, curriculum differentiation and gifted education.

These professional learning opportunities are offered primarily through ‘hands-on’ face-to-face workshops for educators and administrators across educational settings.

Additionally, ongoing mentoring for educators in schools and early childhood settings who are seeking to embrace contemporary perspectives of teaching and learning is available from experienced leaders in the field.

Specific professional development areas include:

Gifted Education

  • Identification of giftedness
  • Responding to giftedness
  • Social and emotional development of gifted students
  • Programming options for gifted students, including grouping structures and acceleration
  • Underachievement
  • Developing school policies and programs
  • Exceptionally and profoundly gifted students
  • Gifted Learning Disabled students
  • Technology and gifted students


  • Developing conceptual frameworks
  • Integrated curriculum
  • Independent research projects
  • Developing differentiated units of work
  • Assessment
  • Middle school and differentiated curriculum
  • Meeting the state or national outcomes documents in curriculum design/li>
  • Developing a flipped classroom approach


  • Innovative practices in schools
  • Leadership and visions for the future
  • The role of leadership in gifted education


  • Developing online courses
  • Using technology in a differentiated process
  • e-Learning solutions for gifted students
  • The flipped classroom online

Professional learning sessions may involve one or more of these topics (or any other negotiated topics) and be held in half day or whole day sessions. A Gateways Education consultant is available to meet with the Principal, Gifted Coordinator and/or Executive staff to design a program of professional learning, which will best fits the needs of the individual school.

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