She worked in schools for over twenty years and has instituted a range of programs and provisions for gifted students.
Michele develops resources; provides training for teachers and parents of gifted children; lectured in the postgraduate course in Gifted Education at the Gifted Education Research, Resource and Information Centre (GERRIC) at UNSW; is a consultant to schools and member of advisory committees.
Michele is also a co-author of “Releasing the Brakes”, the recent report on Australian acceleration practices and was awarded a Churchill Fellowship to study the counselling and intervention needs of gifted children.
Rosanne has a particular passion for implementing effective strategies for the education of gifted and talented children, converting theory into practice. She has played an active role in the Queensland Association for Gifted & Talented (QAGTC) association; running workshops, supporting parents and teachers; and presenting.
Rosanne designs and developments teaching resources for schools under various University of Queensland linkages and partnerships to improve their educational resources at primary/secondary level. She is highly experienced in middle-years education, problem-based and inquiry learning both nationally (Australia) and Internationally.