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With Massey’s Postgraduate Diploma in Specialist Teaching (Gifted and Talented) you can develop your interest in specialist teaching.
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The Postgraduate Diploma in Specialist Teaching (Gifted and Talented) gives you advanced theoretical and research-based study of specialist teaching relating to understanding, identifying and developing an individual’s exceptional abilities and qualities.
This programme involves analysis and application of the concepts, principles and history underpinning gifted and talented education. You’ll examine evidence-based practices and do a supervised practicum in gifted and talented education.
Massey is ranked in the world’s top 150 universities for education in the Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) ranking.
Please note that the Postgraduate Diploma in Specialist Teaching does not qualify you to be a teacher in New Zealand. If you want to be a teacher, you will also need to take a postgraduate teaching qualification. Please explore your options in our education pathways tool.
Inclusive education is fast becoming the preferred model of education worldwide. A Postgraduate Diploma in Specialist Teaching (Gifted and Talented) can lead to a range of career opportunities in New Zealand and further afield.
You could find work or enhance your career in many educational areas such as:
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