Mrs Lesley Henderson


College of Education, Psychology and Social Work

place Education (5.67)
GPO Box 2100, Adelaide 5001, South Australia

Lesley joined the staff full-time at the beginning of 2005, having worked part time in the School of Education for the previous eight years. She works with students studying in the initial teacher education courses, coordinating the Researching Learners and Learning topics. Lesley coordinates the Gifted Education specialisation working with postgraduate students in the Graduate Certificate (Gifted Education) and Master of Education(Gifted Education) awards. She is currently completing her Doctoral thesis researching leadership for Gifted Education.


Master of Gifted Education, Bachelor of Education (Sec), Diploma of Teaching (Sec)

Honours, awards and grants
Faculty Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2008
Topic coordinator
EDUC9793 Gifted Education: Program design and evaluation
EDUC9792 Gifted Education: Curriculum and Differentiation
EDUC9794 Gifted Education: Affective development
EDUC4835 Teaching gifted and creative students
EDUC9121 Researching Learners and Learning (Primary)
EDUC9122 Researching Learners and Learning (Secondary)
EDUC8791 Gifted Education: Conceptions of giftedness, intelligence & creativity
Supervisory interests
Australian curriculum general capabilities
Gifted education
Professional learning
Teaching and learning
Higher degree by research supervision
Associate supervisor: Twice exceptional (1)
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