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Rosemary Cathcart

Rosemary Cathcart

Rosemary Cathcart has spent nearly three decades writing, teaching and advocating throughout New Zealand for better provision for gifted learners. She developed the REACH model in the 1980s, founded New Zealand’s first gifted education centre in 1995, oversaw development of the One Day School, and now heads REACH Education, specialising in professional development in this field. In 2004 she was awarded the QSM for her contribution to gifted education nationwide.

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