Dr Nadine D Ballam

Nadine Ballam

Senior Lecturer


Ageing; Education; Gifted and Talented Education; Human Development; Human Development and Education; Inclusive Education; Inclusive Learning; Poverty; Special Education

Qualifications: PhD

Contact Details

Name  Extn.  Username  Room  Department
Ballam, Dr Nadine 37 8940 nballam Te Oranga Human Development and Movement

You can contact staff by:
  • Calling +64 7 838 4466  select option 1, then enter the extension
  • Extensions starting with 4, 5 or 9 can also be direct dialled:
    • For extensions starting with 4: dial +64 7 838 extension
    • For extensions starting with 5: dial +64 7 858 extension
    • For extensions starting with 9: dial +64 7 837 extension
    • For extensions starting with 8: dial +64 7 557 extension (TAURANGA exts only)
  • Calling between campuses add 37 to the front of the extension
  • Emailing
  • Using the campus map to locate their room

Papers Taught

Research Interests

Giftedness and talent

Risk and resilience

Human development

Identity and wellbeing

Recent Publications

  • Ballam, N., & Moltzen, R. (2017). Introduction to giftedness and talent: Australasian perspectives.. In N. Ballam, & R. Moltzen (Eds.), Giftedness and talent: Australasian perspectives. (pp. 1-6). Singapore: Springer Nature. doi:10.1007/978-981-10-6701-3 Open Access version:

  • Ballam, N., & Moltzen, R. (Eds.) (2017). Introduction to giftedness and talent: Australasian perspectives. Springer. doi:10.1007/978-981-10-6701-3_1

  • Ballam, N., Peters, S., & Paki, V. (2017). An international tertiary research partnership: Pedagogies of educational transitions. In R. McNae, & B. Cowie (Eds.), Realising Innovative Partnerships in Educational Research (pp. 279-290). Sense Publishers.

  • Ballam, N. (2017). Risk and resilience in gifted young people from low socio-economic backgrounds. In N. Ballam, & R. Moltzen (Eds.), Giftedness and Talent Australasian Perspectives (pp. 7-31). Springer Nature. doi:10.2007/978-981-10-6701-3 Open Access version:

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