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., & Cosgriff, M. (2018). Enabling ability and growing talent: The contribution of self, place, and belonging. Australasian Journal of Gifted Education, 27(1), 21-30. doi:10.21505/ajge.2018.0003

  • Tapper, L., Ballam, N., Delaune, A., & Dean, J. (2017). Learnings from a national community supporting professionals working with gifted and talented students in Aotearoa New Zealand. In 22nd Biennial WCGTC World Conference. Conference held at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia.

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

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