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Prof Tracy Riley PhD, MEd

Dean Research

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I am a leading scholar in gifted education, an award winning teacher and advocate for giifted learners. I relish the opportunity to apply what I know about the exceptional abilities and qualities of the gifted as Dean, Research.  I am Secretary for the World Council for Gifted & Talented Children, an elected Board member of giftEDnz, and a member of the New Zealand Deans and Directors of Graduate Schools and Australian Council of Graduate Research. My research explores how teachers respond to giftedness, and I am leading a Teaching Learning Research Initiative applying gifted principles of differentiation in mainstream classrooms.

 

 

Professional

Contact details

  • Location: 1.25B, Courtyard Complex
    Campus: Manawatu

Qualifications

  • Doctor of Philosophy - University of Southern Mississippi (1995)
  • Master of Education - University of Southern Mississippi (1990)

Research Expertise

Research Interests

Gifted and talented education

Thematics

21st Century Citizenship

Area of Expertise

Field of research codes
Education (130000): Specialist Studies in Education (130300)

Keywords

education, gifted, giftedness, talent, like-minds, competitions

Research Projects

Summary of Research Projects

Position Current Completed
Project Leader 2 6
Team Member 0 1

Research Outputs

Journal

Webber, M., Riley, T., Sylva, K., & Scobie-Jennings, E. (2018). The Ruamano project: Raising expectations, realising community aspirations and recognising gifted potential in Māori boys.. The Australian Journal of Indigenous Education. , 1-12
[Journal article]Authored by: Riley, T.
Yeo, L., Riley, T., & Dharan, V. (2018). Banter, belonging, and being unique: Boys' experiences of acceleration in New Zealand. Australasian Journal of Gifted Education. 27(2), 16-27 Retrieved from https://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=915467901427684;res=IELHSS
[Journal article]Authored by: Muralidharan, V., Riley, T.
Riley, T., Webber, M., & Sylva, K. (2017). Real engagement in active problem solving for Māori boys: A case study in a New Zealand secondary school. Gifted and Talented International. 32(2), 75-86
[Journal article]Authored by: Riley, T.
White, VK., & Riley, TL. (2017). Advancing early childhood educators' access to professional learning in gifted and talented education. New Zealand International Research in Early Childhood Education Journal. 20(2), 34-49
[Journal article]Authored by: Riley, T.
O'Brien, J., Riley, T., & Holley-Boen, WR. (2017). How do interprofessional practice teams work together to identify and provide for gifted students with multiple exceptionalities?. Kairaranga. 17(2), 14-22
[Journal article]Authored by: Holley-Boen, W., Riley, T.
Riley, TL. (2016). The importance of learning with like-minded peers through flexible grouping in inclusive educational settings. International Journal of Learner Diversity and Identities. 23(4), 33-47
[Journal article]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, TL., & White, V. (2016). Developing a sense of belonging through engagement with like-minded peers: A matter of equity. New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies. 51(2), 211-225
[Journal article]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, T., Mentis, M., & Kearney, A. (2016). Editorial: Equity and Diversity. New Zealand Journal of Educational Studies. 51(2), 139-142
[Journal article]Authored by: Kearney, A., Mentis, M., Riley, T.
Mentis, M., Holley-Boen, W., Butler, P., Kearney, A., Budd, J., Riley, T., . . . Bevan-Brown, J. (2016). Māwhai: Webbing a professional identity through networked interprofessional communities of practice. Teaching and Teacher Education. Volume 60(November), 66-75
[Journal article]Authored by: Butler, P., Holley-Boen, W., Kearney, A., MacArthur, J., Mentis, M., Muralidharan, V., Riley, T.
Riley, TL. (2015). Editorial. APEX: New Zealand Journal of Gifted Education. 19(1), Retrieved from http://www.giftedchildren.org.nz/apex/pdfs19/editorial.pdf
[Journal article]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, TL., Sampson, C., White, V., Wardman, C., & Walker, D. (2015). Connecting like-minded learners through flexible grouping. set Research Information for Teachers. 1, 25-33 Retrieved from http://www.nzcer.org.nz/nzcerpress/set/set-2015-no-1
[Journal article]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, TL., White, V., Wardman, J., Sampson, C., & Walker, D. (2015). A meeting of the minds. Tall Poppies. 40(1), 24-25
[Journal article]Authored by: Riley, T.
Shelley, M., & White, C. (2003). Editorial. Open Learning. 18(1), 5-8
[Journal article]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, TL., & Bicknell, B. (2013). Gifted and Talented Education in New Zealand Schools: A Decade Later. APEX: The New Zealand Journal of Gifted Education. 18(1) Retrieved from http://www.giftedchildren.org.nz/apex/
[Journal article]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, TL., & Bicknell, B. (2013). School Transition and Mathematically Gifted Students. Gifted and Talented International. 28(1), 135-148 Retrieved from http://www.world-gifted.org/sites/default/files/GTI28(1&2)2013_0.pdf
[Journal article]Authored by: Riley, T.
Bate, J., Clark, D., & Riley, T. (2013). Gifted kids curriculum: What do the students say?. Kairaranga. 13(2), 23-28 Retrieved from http://files.eric.ed.gov/fulltext/EJ994982.pdf
[Journal article]Authored by: Riley, T.
Bicknell, B., & Riley, TL. (2012). Investigating transitions in mathematics from multiple perspectives. Mathematics Education Research Journal. 24(1), 1-17 Retrieved from http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/s13394-011-0027-y
[Journal article]Authored by: Riley, T.
Bicknell, B., & Riley, T. (2012). The role of competitions in a mathematics programme. APEX: The NZ Journal of Gifted Education. 17(1), 1-9 Retrieved from http://www.giftedchildren.org.nz/apex/
[Journal article]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, T., Moltzen, R., & Blackett, R. (2012). Editorial: Giftedness unfurled. APEX: The NZ Journal of Gifted Education. 17(1), 1-3 Retrieved from http://www.giftedchildren.org.nz/apex/v17no1.php
[Journal article]Authored by: Riley, T.
Bicknell, B., & Riley, T. (2012). Investigating transitions in mathematics from multiple perspectives. Mathematics Education Research Journal. 24(1), 1-17 Retrieved from http://link.springer.com/article/10.1007/s13394-011-0027-y
[Journal article]Authored by: Riley, T.
Frengley-Vaipuna, I., MacIntyre, L., & Riley, TL. (2011). Successful Tongan students in New Zealand secondary schools: Default or design?. Kairaranga. 12(2), 42-51
[Journal article]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, TL. (2011). Competitions for showcasing innovative and creative talents. The Journal of the World Council for Gifted and Talented Children. 26(1 & 2), 63-70
[Journal article]Authored by: Riley, T.
Russell, V., & Riley, T. (2011). Personalising learning in secondary schools: Gifted education leading the way. APEX: The New Zealand Journal of Gifted Education. 16(1) Retrieved from http://www.giftedchildren.org.nz/apex/v16art02.php
[Journal article]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, TL., & Moltzen, R. (2011). Learning by doing: Action research to evaluate provisions for gifted and talented students. Kairaranga. 12(1), 23-31
[Journal article]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, T., Herewini, L., & Margrain, V. (2011). Nurturing professionals in gifted and talented education. Tall Poppies. 36(1), 6-7
[Journal article]Authored by: Riley, T.
Cutler, S., Riley, T., MacIntyre, W., & Bicknell, B. (2010). Mentoring: A symbiosis putting new life into learning. Australian Journal of Gifted Education. 19(2), 49-58
[Journal article]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, TL., MacIntyre, W., Bicknell, BA., & Cutler, ST. (2010). News around the world, diving in and exploring curricular frameworks: The New Zealand Marine Studies Centre programme. Gifted Education International. 26(2), 234-248
[Journal article]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, TL., & Moltzen, R. (2009). Editorial. The New Zealand Journal of Gifted Education. 15(1), 1-5
[Journal article]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, TL. (2009). Fresh cuts. Tall Poppies. 35(3), 24-25
[Journal article]Authored by: Riley, T.
Tapper, L., & Riley, TL. (2008). A new voice for gifted and talented children. Tall Poppies. 33(3), 14-17
[Journal article]Authored by: Riley, T.
Tapper, L., & Riley, TL. (2008). A new voice for gifted and talented children. Tall Poppies. 33(3), 14-15
[Journal article]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, TL. (2007). Beyond the school gate: Provisions for gifted and talented students. set: Research Information for Teachers. 2, 7-12
[Journal article]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, TL. (2007). Making the most of out of school provisions for gifted and talented students. New Zealand Principal. 22(3), 4-6
[Journal article]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, TL. (2007). Making decisions about out of school opportunities for gifted and talented students. Tall Poppies. 32(2), 3-9
[Journal article]Authored by: Riley, T.
Apted, K., Macnee, K., Court, MR., & Riley, TL. (2006). The development of schoolwide programmes in gifted and talented education: What can we learn from other schools?. New Zealand Principal. 21(1), 19-23
[Journal article]Authored by: Riley, T.
Bicknell, BA., & Riley, TL. (2006). Multiple perspectives on a withdrawal programme for students gifted in mathematics. set: Research Information for Teachers. 2006(2), 12-16
[Journal article]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, TL., & Bicknell, BA. (2005). Teaching gifted and talented students in all classrooms: Research-based questions and answers. Topic: Practical Applications of Research in Education. (34), 74-82
[Journal article]Authored by: Riley, T.
Bicknell, BA., & Riley, TL. (2005). Students' perspectives on a withdrawal program in mathematics. Australasian Journal of Gifted Education. 14(2), 27-33
[Journal article]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, TL. (2005). Taking stock: An investigation into the identification of and provisions for New Zealand's gifted and talented students. Gifted and Talented International. 20(2), 38-49
[Journal article]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, TL., & Karnes, FA. (2005). Problem-solving competitions: Just the solution!. Gifted Child Today. 28(4), 31-39
[Journal article]Authored by: Riley, T.
Karnes, FA., & Riley, TL. (2005). Competitions: What parents of gifted students must know. Understanding Our Gifted. 17(3), 8-10
[Journal article]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, TL., & Bicknell, BA. (2005). Teaching gifted and talented students in all classrooms: Research-based questions and answers. SET: Research Information for Teachers. (34), 7-11
[Journal article]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, TL., & Sturgess, A. (2005). Professional development to support gifted and talented education in New Zealand. Australasian Journal of Gifted Education. 14(1), 36-49
[Journal article]Authored by: Riley, T.
Bicknell, BA., & Riley, TL. (2005). Addressing mathematical promise. SET: Research Information for Teachers. 2005(1), 39-42
[Journal article]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, TL. (2004). How are our schools catering for the gifted?. Tall Poppies. 29(2), 12-15
[Journal article]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, TL. (2004). G+T anyone? What's happening for our gifted and talented kids?. New Zealand Principal. 19(4), 6-12
[Journal article]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, TL. (2004). Looking ahead: Research to inform practice in the education of gifted and talented students in New Zealand. The New Zealand Journal of Gifted Education. 14(1)
[Journal article]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, TL. (2004). Initiatives in gifted and talented education. Computers in New Zealand Schools. 16(3), 12-14
[Journal article]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, TL. (2004). Guest editorial: Fulfilling the promises of ICT for gifted and talented students. Computers in New Zealand Schools. 16(3), 3-4
[Journal article]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, TL. (2004). Rhetoric and reality: What role does ICT play in the education of New Zealand's gifted and talented students?. Computers in New Zealand Schools. 16(3), 5-11
[Journal article]Authored by: Riley, T.
Ellis, CJ., Riley, TL., & Gordon, B. (2003). Talented female athletes: Are they going for gold?. Journal of Secondary Gifted Education. 14(4), 229-242
[Journal article]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, TL. (2003). International perspectives: Take a summer vacation cruising the internet. Gifted Child Today. 26(3), 34-37
[Journal article]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, TL. (2003). Practicing what we preach: The reality factors in talent development. Gifted Child Today. 26(1), 45-49
[Journal article]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, TL. (2003). To be young, gifted and educated in rural New Zealand: Charting future directions. New Zealand Principal. 18(1), 21-26
[Journal article]Authored by: Riley, T.
Anthony, GJ., Rawlins, PL., Riley, TL., & Winsley, J. (2002). Accelerated learning in New Zealand secondary school mathematics. Australasian Journal of Gifted Education. 11(2), 11-17
[Journal article]Authored by: Anthony, G., Rawlins, P., Riley, T.
Riley, TL. (2002). Looking back and thinking ahead. Gifted Child Today. 25(2), 46-49
[Journal article]Authored by: Riley, T.
Moltzen, R., Riley, TL., & McAlpine, D. (2001). Gifted education under construction: A blueprint for New Zealand. The New Zealand Journal of Gifted Education. 13(1), 5-15
[Journal article]Authored by: Riley, T.
Moltzen, R., Riley, TL., & McAlpine, D. (2001). Guiding our gifted and talented students: One nation's story. Gifted and Talented International. 16(1), 57-68
[Journal article]Authored by: Riley, T.
Luscombe, A., & Riley, TL. (2001). An examination of self-concept in academically gifted adolescents: Do gender differences occur?. Roeper Review. 24(1), 20-22
[Journal article]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, TL. (2000). Cultural identity: A glimpse down under. Gifted Child Today. 23(3), 46-53
[Journal article]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, TL. (2000). These next steps: Moving gifted education up the ladder of priorities. Gifted Child Today. 23(2), 42-45
[Journal article]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, TL. (2000). Juggling holidays in a new semester: My refresher course in gifted education. Gifted Child Today. 23(6), 30-31,53
[Journal article]Authored by: Riley, T.
Karnes, FA., & Riley, TL. (1997). Determining and analyzing public support for gifted education. Roeper Review. 19(4), 237-239
[Journal article]Authored by: Riley, T.
Karnes, FA., & Riley, TL. (1997). Enhancing reading and writing through competitions. Reading Teacher. 51(3), 270-271
[Journal article]Authored by: Riley, T.

Book

Riley, T. (2019). Being of Like-Mind: Giftedness in the New Zealand Context. In SR. Smith (Ed.) International Handbook of Giftedness & Talent Development in the Asia-Pacific. Singapore: Springer International Handbooks of Education
[Chapter]Authored by: Riley, T.
Henderson, L., & Riley, T. (2018). School programs and strategies for gifted learners. In JL. Jolly, & JM. Jarvis (Eds.) Exploring Gifted Education: Australian and New Zealand Perspectives. : Routledge
[Chapter]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, T. (2015). Foreward. In V. Margrain, C. Murphy, & J. Dean (Eds.) Giftedness in the early years: Informing, learning and teaching. : NZCER Press
[Chapter]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, TL. (2014). Differentiating the Learning Environment. In F. Karnes, & S. Bean (Eds.) Methods and Materials for Teaching the Gifted. (pp. 201 - 220). Waco, TX USA: Prufrock Press
[Chapter]Authored by: Riley, T.
St. George, A., Riley, T., & Hartnett, MK. (2014). Motivation and learning: Can I do it do I want to. In A. St. George, S. Brown, & J. O'Neill (Eds.) Facing the big questions in teaching: Purpose, power and learning. (pp. 1 - 11). Melbourne, Australia: Cengage Learning
[Chapter]Authored by: Hartnett, M., Riley, T.Edited by: O'Neill, J.
Karnes, F., & Riley, TL.(2013). The best competitions for talented kids. Waco, TX: Prufrock Press
[Authored Book]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, T. (2013). Including gifted and talented students: Shifting our mindsets from exclusive to inclusive. In Inclusive education: Perspectives on professional practice. (pp. 189 - 203). New Zealand: Dunmore Publising
[Chapter]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, TL.(2011). Teaching Gifted Students in the Inclusive Classroom.
[Authored Book]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, TL. (2011). Curriculum Models: The Framework for Gifted and Talented Education. In Gifted and Talented: New Zealand Perspectives. (pp. 304 - 339). Auckland: Pearson
[Chapter]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, TL. (2011). Qualitative differentiation for gifted and talented students. In Gifted and Talented: New Zealand Perspectives. (pp. 276 - 303). Auckland: Pearson
[Chapter]Authored by: Riley, T.
(2011). Teaching gifted students in the inclusive classroom. United States of America: Prufrock Press Inc.
[Edited Book]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, TL.(2009). Viewing giftedness through different lenses: Film character analyses. : AKO Aotearoa
[Authored Book]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, TL. (2009). Teaching gifted and talented students in regular classrooms. In FA. Karnes, & SM. Bean (Eds.) Methods and Materials for Teaching the Gifted. (pp. 631 - 672). Waco TX: Prufock Press Inc.
[Chapter]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, TL. (2009). Teaching on a shoestring: Materials for teaching gifted and talented students. In FA. Karnes, & SM. Bean (Eds.) Third edition Methods and Materials for Teaching the Gifted.. (pp. 717 - 762). Waco, TX: Prufrock Press Inc
[Chapter]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, TL., & Rawlinson, C. (2008). Gifted education in teacher education: Is it more than just a one-off lecture?. In CM. Rubie Davies, & C. Rawlinson (Eds.) Challenging Thinking About Teaching and Learning. (pp. 209 - 214). New York, NY: Nova Science Publishers, Inc.
[Chapter]Authored by: Riley, T.
St George, A., & Riley, T. (2008). Motivation and learning: Can I do it? Do I want to?. In A. St George, S. Brown, & J. O'Neill (Eds.) Facing the Big Questions in Teaching: Purpose, Power and Learning. (pp. 144 - 154). Melbourne, Australia: Cengage Learning
[Chapter]Authored by: Riley, T.Edited by: O'Neill, J.
Kearney, AC., Bevan Brown, JM., Haworth, PA., & Riley, TL. (2008). Inclusive education: Looking through the kaleidoscope of diversity. In A. St. George, S. Brown, & J. O'Neill (Eds.) Facing the Big Questions in Teaching: Purpose, Power and Learning. (pp. 109 - 120). Melbourne, Australia: Cengage Learning
[Chapter]Authored by: Kearney, A., Riley, T.Edited by: O'Neill, J.
Riley, TL., & Karnes, FA. (2007). Competitions for gifted and talented students: Issues of excellence and equity. In JL. Van Tassel Baska (Ed.) Serving Gifted Learners Beyond the Traditional Classroom: A Guide to Alternative Programs and Services. (pp. 145 - 166). Waco, TX: Prufrock Press
[Chapter]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, TL. (2005). Teaching on a shoestring: Materials for teaching gifted and talented students. In FA. Karnes, & SM. Bean (Eds.) Methods and Materials for Teaching the Gifted. (pp. 657 - 700). Waco, TX: Prufrock Press
[Chapter]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, TL. (2005). Teaching gifted and talented students in regular classrooms. In FA. Karnes, & SM. Bean (Eds.) Methods and Materials for Teaching the Gifted. (pp. 577 - 614). Waco, TX: Prufrock Press
[Chapter]Authored by: Riley, T.
Karnes, FA., & Riley, TL. (2005). Developing an early passion for science through competitions. In SK. Johnsen, & J. Kendrick (Eds.) Science Education for Gifted Students. (pp. 25 - 32). Waco, TX: Prufrock Press
[Chapter]Authored by: Riley, T.
Karnes, FA., & Riley, TL.(2005). Competitions for talented kids. Waco, TX: Prufrock Press
[Authored Book]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, TL., Bevan Brown, JM., Bicknell, BA., Carroll Lind, J., & Kearney, AC.(2004). Gifted and Talented Education in New Zealand. Wellington, NZ: Ministry of Education
[Authored Book]Authored by: Kearney, A., Riley, T.
Riley, TL. (2004). Qualitative differentiation for gifted and talented students. In D. McAlpine, & RM. Eds (Eds.) Gifted and Talented: New Zealand Perspectives. (pp. 345 - 370). Palmerston North, NZ: Kanuka Grove Press
[Chapter]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, TL. (2004). Curriculum models: The framework for gifted and talented education. In D. McAlpine, & RM. Eds (Eds.) Gifted and Talented: New Zealand Perspectives. (pp. 309 - 344). Palmerston North, NZ: Kanuka Grove Press
[Chapter]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, TL. (2001). Teaching on a shoestring: Materials for teaching gifted students. In FA. Karnes, & SMB. Eds (Eds.) Methods and materials for teaching the gifted. (pp. 693 - 716). Waco, TX, USA: Prufrock Press
[Chapter]Authored by: Riley, T.

Report

Rubie-Davies, C., Wardman, J., Millward, P., Bicknell, B., Ballam, N., & Riley, TL. (2015). What about our talented students?: An exploratory study.
[Commissioned Report]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, TL., & Moltzen, R. (2010). Enhancing and igniting talent development initiatives: Research to determine effectiveness.
[Commissioned Report]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, TL. (2007). Out of School Provisions for Gifted and Talented Students.
[Commissioned Report]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, TL., & Bicknell, BA.(2007). Perceptions of the impact of the One Day School.
[Technical Report]Authored by: Riley, T.
Easter, A., Riley, TL., & Tapper, L.(2006). Audit of materials on the TKI gifted and talented community.
[Technical Report]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, TL., & Rawlinson, C. (2005). An investigation of teacher education in gifted and talented education in New Zealand: Final report. Massey University, College of Education.
[Commissioned Report]Authored by: Riley, T.
Franks, GD., Beardmore, SG., & Riley, TL. (2005). Upper Hutt Network review: Gifted and talented. Massey University, College of Education.
[Commissioned Report]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, TL., Bevan Brown, JM., Bicknell, BA., Carroll Lind, J., & Kearney, AC. (2004). The extent, nature and effectiveness of planned approaches in New Zealand schools for providing for gifted and talented students. Ministry of Education.
[Commissioned Report]Authored by: Kearney, A., Riley, T.
Riley, TL., Bevan Brown, JM., Bicknell, BA., Carroll Lind, J., & Kearney, AC. (2004). Gifted and talented education in New Zealand schools: A summary of the research on the extent, nature, and effectiveness of planned approaches in New Zealand schools for identifying and providing for gifted and talented students. Ministry of Education.
[Commissioned Report]Authored by: Kearney, A., Riley, T.
Moltzen, R., Riley, TL., & McAlpine, D. (2000). Gifted and talented students: Meeting their needs in New Zealand schools. Learning Media Ltd.
[Commissioned Report]Authored by: Riley, T.

Conference

Rawlins, PLC., Hartnett, M., & Riley, T. (2017, August). Transforming a research culture through the use of mixed methods research in Aotearoa New Zealand. Presented at MMIRA Asia regional conference and 3rd JSMMR annual conference: Achieving transformation through mixed methods research. Ritsumeikan University , Osaka, Japan.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Hartnett, M., Rawlins, P., Riley, T.
Rawlins, ., Hartnett, ., & Riley, .Using mixed methods research to transform research culture and build researcher capacity Aotearoa New Zealand's changing academic landscape. . Durham University
[Conference Paper]Authored by: Hartnett, M., Rawlins, P., Riley, T.
Walker, D., Riley, TL., White, VK., Sampson, C., & Wardman, J. (2015, July). “People who think the same as me”: The importance of like-minded peers for gifted children. Presented at New Zealand Association for Gifted Education 40th Anniversary Conference: Celebrating the many faces of giftedness. University of Waikato, Hamilton, New Zealand.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, T., & Mentis, M. (2013, January). New Tools for 21st Century Thinking. Presented at International Conference on Thinking CORE Education
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Mentis, M., Riley, T.
Mentis, M., Kearney, A., Riley, T., Bevan-Brown, J., Holley-Boen, WR., Butler, PJ., . . . Budd, J. (2013). Webbing a professional identity within a networked community of practice. Poster session presented at the meeting of Higher Educational Research and Development Society of Australasia. Auckland, New Zealand
[Conference Poster]Authored by: Butler, P., Holley-Boen, W., Kearney, A., Mentis, M., Riley, T.
Riley, T. (2010). Innovative ways to differentiate for all gifted students in all classrooms. Innovative ways to differentiate for all gifted students in all classrooms. (pp. 720 - 736).
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, T. (2010, November). Competitions for showcasing innovative and creative talents. Presented at A Glance at Differences about Chinese and American Universities. Japan.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, T. (2010, July). Adventures in advocacy: Developing a professional association for gifted and talented education. Presented at 11th Asia Pacific Conference on Giftedness. Sydney, Australia.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, T. (2010, July). Mentorships: Partnerships in learning. Presented at 11th Asia Pacific Conference on Giftedness. Sydney, Australia.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, T. (2010, July). Using participatory action research to evaluate the effectiveness of gifted programmes. Presented at 12th International European Council for High Ability Conference. Paris, France.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, T. (2010, July). Diving in and exploring curricular frameworks for out of school provisions. Presented at 12th International European Council for High Ability Conference. Paris, France.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, T. (2010, July). Partnerships between researchers and practitioners: Using participatory action research to evaluate provisions for gifted and talented students. Presented at 11th Asia Pacific Conference on Giftedness. Sydney, Australia.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, TL., & Bicknell, BA. (2009, August). Competitions for mathematically gifted students: Getting the equation right. Presented at 18th World Conference on Gifted and Talented Children. Vancouver, Canada.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Riley, T.
Bicknell, BA., & Riley, TL. (2009, August). Parents' roles in the education of mathematically gifted and talented children. Presented at 18th World Conference on Gifted and Talented Children. Vancouver, Canada.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Riley, T.
Cutler, ST., & Riley, TL. (2008, July). Active research: Research in action. Presented at 10th Asia Pacific Conference on Giftedness. Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, TL. (2008, July). Practising what we preach: Infusing passion through differentiated teacher education. Presented at 10th Asia Pacific Conference on Giftedness. Nanyang Technological University, SIngapore.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Riley, T.
Moltzen, R., & Riley, TL. (2006, August). Getting your ideas out there: Publishing and presenting theory and research in gifted and talented education. Presented at National Gifted and Talented Conference. Wellington, NZ.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, TL., & Rawlinson, C. (2006, August). Teacher education in gifted and talented education in New Zealand. Presented at National Gifted and Talented Conference. Wellington, NZ.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, TL. (2006, August). Going for gold: Competitions for gifted and talented students. Presented at National Gifted and Talented Conference. Wellington, NZ.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, TL., & Bevan Brown, JM. (Eds.)(2006). National Gifted and Talented Conference 2006 - Rising tides: Nurturing our gifted children: Proceedings. In National Gifted and Talented Conference 2006 - Rising tides: Nurturing our gifted children: Proceedings. Wellington, NZ: Ministry of Education
[Conference Other]Edited by: Riley, T.
Riley, TL., & Rawlinson, C. (2006). Teacher education in gifted and talented education in New Zealand. In T. Riley, & J. Bevan Brown (Eds.) National Gifted and Talented Conference 2006 - Rising tides: Nurturing our gifted children: Proceedings. (pp. 80 - 85).
[Conference Paper in Published Proceedings]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, TL., & Bevan Brown, JM. (Eds.)(2006). Proceedings of the National Gifted and Talented Conference. In Proceedings of the National Gifted and Talented Conference. Wellington, NZ
[Conference Other]Edited by: Riley, T.
Bicknell, BA., & Riley, TL. (2005, August). Mathematically gifted students' experiences in the regular classroom and in an enriched program. Presented at 16th Biennial Conference of the World Council for Gifted and Talented Children. New Orleans, LA.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, TL., & Bicknell, BA. (2005, August). More than one nation deceived: Accelerating New Zealand's gifted students. Presented at 16th Biennial Conference of the World Council for Gifted and Talented Children. New Orleans, LA.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Riley, T.
Sturgess, A., & Riley, TL. (2004, May). Gifted education in New Zealand: Professional development. Presented at 7th Biennial Henry B. & Jocelyn Wallace National Research Symposium on Talent Development. The University of Iowa Memorial Union, Iowa City, IA.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, TL., & Bicknell, BA. (2004, May). Taking stock: An investigation into the identification of and provisions for New Zealand's gifted and talented students. Presented at Seventh Biennial Henry B. & Jocelyn Wallace National Research Symposium on Talent Development. University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, TL., Bicknell, BA., Bevan Brown, JM., Carroll lind, J., & Kearney, AC. (2003, August). Taking stock of New Zealand's provisions for gifted and talented students. Presented at Gifted 2003: A Celebration Downunder, 15th World Conference. Adelaide, SA.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Kearney, A., Riley, T.
Riley, TL. (2002, May). Young, gifted and living in rural New Zealand: A principals' report card. Presented at National Research Symposium on Talent Development. University of Iowa Memorial Union, Iowa City, IA.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, TL. (2001, July). Helping kiwis fly: The development of New Zealand's handbook for gifted education. Presented at 14th Biennial Conference of the World Council for Gifted and Talented Children. Barcelona, Spain.
[Conference Oral Presentation]Authored by: Riley, T.

Other

Riley, T. (2010, August). Gifted and talented education in Aotearoa: A moveable feast?. In Gifted & Talented Mini-symposium within a Maori & Rural Context. Presented at Whakatane, New Zealand.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, T. (2010, June). Teaching gifted students in New Zealand classrooms. In Gifted & Talented Symposium Whanganui. Presented at Whanganui, New Zealand.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, T. (2010, September). Teaching gifted students in New Zealand classrooms. In Gifted & Talented Symposium Nelson. Presented at Nelson, New Zealand.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, TL. (2009, September). Current trends in education of gifted and talented students. In School Leaders' Symposium. Presented at James Cook Hotel Grand Chancellor, Wellington, NZ.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, TL., & Karnes, FA. (2009). Competitions. (pp. 165 - 168). SAGE
[Other]Authored by: Riley, T.
Moltzen, R., & Riley, TL. (2008, May). Session 8: ministry handbook. In National Hui for GATE Advisers. Presented at Rydges Chirstchurch, New Zealand.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, TL. (2008, March). Gifted and talented. In Professional Development for 10 Schools in Dannevirke Cluster. Presented at Dannevirke High School.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, TL. (2008). Support group to help gifted. Manawatu Standard
[Other]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, TL. (2008, July). Out of school opportunities for gifted and talented children. In Nurturing Our Gifted Children. Presented at Dunedin, NZ.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, TL. (2008, July). What parents need to know about identification of giftedness. In Nuturing our Gifted Children. Presented at Dunedin, NZ.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, TL. (2008, July). Initiatives and opportunities in gifted and talented education. In Parents of Gifted Children at the Nurturing Our Gifted Children Seminar. Presented at Dunedin, NZ.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Riley, T.
Lock, AJ., & Riley, TL. (2007). Engaging students in their learning through assessment. Presented at Massey University, Palmerston North, NZ.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Riley, T.
Brown, ME., & Riley, TL. (2007). What's involved in EdD and PhD programmes?. Presented at Massey University, Palmerston North, NZ.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, TL., & Brown, ME. (2007). Oral examinations: What's involved and how to prepare. Presented at Massey University, Palmerston North, NZ.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, TL. (2007, November). Identification of gifted and talented students. In New Zealand Marine Studies Centre Gifted and Talented Professional Development Workshop. Presented at Dunedin, NZ.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, TL. (2007, April). National evaluation of gifted and talented education. In Education Review Office. Presented at Wellington, NZ.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, TL., & Meuli, A. (2007, March). Beyond school: Provisions for gifted and talented students. In New Zealand Association for Gifted Children (NZAGC) 2007 Conference and AGM. Presented at Wellington, NZ.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, TL. (2007, November). Evaluation of a talent development initiative. In New Zealand Marine Studies Centre Gifted and Talented Professional Development Workshop. Presented at Dunedin, NZ.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, TL. (2007, June). Leading gifted and talented education. In Masterton Principals and Gifted and Talented Coordinators. Presented at Masterton, NZ.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, TL. (2007, August). Teaching students at a distance. In Training and Development Unit training module: Developing and Writing Study Guides. Presented at Massey University, Palmerston North, NZ.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, TL., & Moltzen, R. (2007, September). Evaluation of gifted and talented programmes. In Ministry of Education: Talent Development Initiatives Hui. Presented at Auckland, NZ.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, TL. (2007, May). Issues in gifted and talented education. In Education Review Office. Presented at Wanganui, NZ.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, TL. (2007, November). Education of gifted and talented. In Greater Wellington Secondary Schools Principals' Association. Presented at Massey University, Wellington, NZ.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, TL. (2007, May). Higher order thinking strategies. In Turanga/Gisborne Gifted and Talented Students Project Professional Development Day. Presented at Gisborne, NZ.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, TL. (2007, May). Differentiated learning in the regular classroom. In Turanga/Gisborne Gifted and Talented Students Project Professional Development Day. Presented at Gisborne, NZ.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, TL. (2006, May). Setting the scene for success / Q and A session. In GiftNet Mini-Conference. Presented at Auckland, NZ.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, TL. (2006, May). Planning: Setting the scene for success / Teaching and learning: Making the difference. In GiftNet Mini-Conference. Presented at Lower Hutt, NZ.
[Oral Presentation]Authored by: Riley, T.
Riley, TL., Bevan Brown, JM., Bicknell, BA., Carroll Lind, J., & Kearney, AC. (2004). A summary of research on the extent, nature, and effectiveness of planned approaches in New Zealand schools for identifying and providing for gifted and talented students. (pp. 1 - 38). Ministry of Education
[Other]Authored by: Kearney, A., Riley, T.

Teaching and Supervision

Summary of Doctoral Supervision

Position Current Completed
Supervisor 0 4
Co-supervisor 2 1

Current Doctoral Supervision

Co-supervisor of:

  • Linda Clarke - Doctor of Philosophy
    Practice-Based Coaching to Promote Teaching Practices that Support and Enhance Toddlers’ Social-Emotional Competence in New Zealand Early Childhood Services
  • Sarah Aiono - Doctor of Education
    How Teachers Promote Children's Social and Emotional Competence as they Transition from Early Childhood to Primary School

Completed Doctoral Supervision

Supervisor of:

  • 2018 - Carrie Vander Zwaag - Doctor of Philosophy
    Differentiation in Rural New Zealand Secondary Science
  • 2018 - Wendy Holley-Boen - Doctor of Philosophy
    Practicing Fiercely: Fulfilment through Stance, Supports and Stamina A participatory narrative inquiry of specialist teachers’ practice in Aotearoa
  • 2016 - Makao Bowkett - Doctor of Education
    Towards collaborative pathways of leadership in education for Maori
  • 2009 - Brenda Bicknell - Doctor of Philosophy
    Multiple perspectives on the education of mathematically gifted and talented students

Co-supervisor of:

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