Course Description

Twice exceptional (2E) means being gifted, or having high intellectual potential, and one or more anomalies that make accessing that potential challenging.

This course will explore twice exceptionalities; being gifted plus another diagnoses or learning difficulty. The course will look at what being twice exceptional really means and how it impacts students and teachers in educational settings.


For anyone interested in learning more about giftedness and/or twice exceptionalities including early childhood teachers, primary teachers and secondary teachers.

Teaching Standards

1.1.2 Proficient Level - Know students and how they learn - Physical, social and intellectual development and characteristics of students:  Use teaching strategies based on knowledge of students’ physical, social and intellectual development and characteristics to improve student learning.

4.1.2 Proficient Level - Create and maintain supportive and safe learning environments - Support student participation:   Establish and implement inclusive and positive interactions to engage and support all students in classroom activities.

Do you teach in NSW? If so, this is relevant to you:

Completing Twice Exceptional (2E) Students will contribute 6 hours of NSW Education Standards Education Authority (NESA) Accredited PD in the priority area of Delivery and Assessment of NSW Curriculum/Early Years Learning Framework, addressing standard descriptors 3.5.3 from the Australia Professional Standards for Teachers towards maintaining Proficient Teacher Accreditation in NSW.


Course curriculum

  • 1

    Course Feedback

    • Course Feedback

  • 2

    Twice exceptional (2E)

    • What is twice exceptional?

    • Video: What is 2e Twice Exceptional?

    • 2E

    • Twice exceptional

    • Reflection Questions

    • Possible exceptionalities...

    • Let's check our learning...

    • Collaboration -suggested activity

  • 3

    Supporting 2E students in the classroom

    • 2E students in the educational context

    • Let's think about identification

    • Characteristics

    • Question time!

    • Twice exceptional needs

    • Let's think about...

    • Collaboration - suggested activity

  • 4

    Tools and strategies

    • The needs of 2E students

    • Supporting twice exceptional students in school PDF

    • Reflection Questions

    • Other accomodations...

    • Strategies

    • Reflection Questions

    • Let's check how we are going...

  • 5

    Insight into 2E: Child and parent voice

    • Reflection

    • Child and parent voice: What twice exceptional children and parents of twice exceptional parents want you to know.

    • One final insight...

    • Reflection Question - One final insight

    • Child and parent voice

    • 2E students profile

    • Final reflection...

    • Final reflection...

    • Collaboration - suggested activity

  • 6

    In conclusion...

    • To think about...

    • In your own time...

    • And finally...

    • Course Feedback

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