Dr Catherine Mary Rawlinson

PhD, MA (Hons), BA, DipTchg

Biography

Previous professional experience

  • Primary teacher Years 2 - 6 at Mt Eden Normal Primary School, Epsom Normal Primary, Meadowbank Primary
  • Primary teacher in England for two years (inner London schools)

Research | Current

  • Teacher Education in New Zealand specifically relating to gifted and talented education
  • Catering for Gifted and talented students within New Zealand schools
  • Evaluation of innovative programmes for gifted learners
  • Curriculum models for gifted education
  • I mostly use qualitative methodologies

Teaching | Current

  • Gifted and talented education, i.e., teaching strategies to support the development of childrens' gifts and talents
  • Inclusive Education and Diversity

Postgraduate supervision

  • Supervision of postgraduate theses on gifted education and/or special needs

Responsibilities

First Year Experience Academic Advisor (2015)

Associate Dean Student Engagement (2014)

Teaching Quality Coordinator (2012-2014)

Committees/Professional groups/Services

  • Giftnet - support for teachers/principals in establishing school programmes for gifted and talented students,
  • Professional development in many Auckland schools when they are establishing gifted and talented programmes
  • Involvement in on-going Ministry research on evaluation of Talent Development Initiatives in New Zealand schools
  • External marker of Masters theses on gifted education for Massey and Waikato Universities

Selected publications and creative works (Research Outputs)

  • Ng, S. J., Hill, M. F., & Rawlinson, C. (2016). Hidden in Plain Sight: The Experiences of Three Twice-Exceptional Students During Their Transfer to High School. Gifted Child Quarterly, 60 (4), 296-311. 10.1177/0016986216656257
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/34992
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Mary Hill
  • Rawlinson, C., & Willimott, M. (2016). Social Justice, Learning Centredness and a First Year Experience Peer Mentoring Program:How Might They Connect?. Journal of Peer Learning, 9, 41-48. Related URL.
    URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2292/31081
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Michael Willimott
  • Rawlinson, C., & Willimott, M. (2015). Social Justice, Learning Centredness and a First Year Experience Programme. How might they connect?. Paper presented at PASS and Peer Learning Conference, Melbourne, Australia. 28 September - 30 September 2015. Social Justice, Learning Centredness and a First Year Experience Programme. How might they connect?. Related URL.
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Michael Willimott
  • Schischka, J., Rawlinson, C., & Hamilton, R. (2012). Factors affecting the transition to school for young children with disabilities. Australian Journal of Early Childhood, 37 (4), 15-23.
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Richard Hamilton
  • Riley, T., & Rawlinson, C. M. (2008). Gifted Education in Teacher Education: Is it more than just a one-off lecture?. In C. Rubie-Davies, C. Rawlinson (Eds.) Challenging Thinking About Teaching and Learning (pp. 209-213). New York: Nova Science Publishers, Inc.
  • Rubie-Davies, C. M., & Rawlinson, C. M. (2008). Introduction. In C. M. Rubie-Davies, C. Rawlinson (Eds.) Challenging Thinking About Teaching and Learning (pp. xiii-xvii). New York: Nova Science Publishers, Inc.
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Christine Rubie-Davies
  • Rawlinson, C. M. (2004). Self concept, self efficay and special abilities. In D. Mc Alpine, R. Moltzen (Eds.) Gifted and talented : new Zealand perspectives (pp. 467-482). Palmerston North: Kanuka Grove Press.
  • Rata, E. M., O'Brien PC, Murray, R. C., Mara, D., Gray, S. M., & Rawlinson, C. M. (2001). Diversity - Recognising children of special abilities. In V. Carpenter, H. Dixon, E. Rata, C. Rawlinson (Eds.) Theory in practice for educators (pp. 189-210). New Zealand: Dunmore Press, Palmerston North.
    Other University of Auckland co-authors: Elizabeth Rata

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Contact details

Primary location

H - BLOCK. EPSOM - Bldg 6EH
Level 5, Room 516
EPSOM CAMPUS, 74 EPSOM AVE
EPSOM
AUCKLAND 1023
New Zealand

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