Personal profile

Research interests

  • Teacher Education
  • Students with special needs
  • Gifted Education

My research and supervision interests revolve around students with special needs, with a particular focus on the senior secondary school. This includes students who are twice exceptional.


Dr Penny Round has been working in the area of students with special needs for 30 years. Penny has qualifications in both special education and gifted education. Her primary research has revolved around students with special needs in regular secondary schools, with a particular focus on students at the senior secondary level.


Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 4 - Quality Education

Collaborations and top research areas from the last five years

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