APEX will be relaunched in 2018

Tuesday, August 29th, 2017

A refereed journal, the aim of APEX is to disseminate essays, research reports and critical comments in the broad field of gifted and talented children.

NZAGC is proud to welcome our new Editor of APEX, Dr Janna Wardman who is based at the University of Auckland.

APEX will be relaunched at the beginning of 2018 and we are currently accepting submissions for the 2018 edition.

For further information please contact .


Guidelines for Contributors

APEX® is an annual publication for professionals with an interest in the education of gifted students. Manuscripts may address all areas of gifted education that relate to practice, policies, and research.

APEX® is a peer-reviewed journal. Manuscripts are reviewed by editorial board members with expertise in a specific area whenever possible. When necessary reviewers are solicited from outside of the board, but who have valuable expertise related to the subject of the manuscript. Manuscripts are blind-reviewed by at least two board members. In the case of conflicting recommendations from board members, the editors have the right to make a final decision regarding publication.

To avoid delay in the publication process, authors should follow these instructions:

  • Manuscripts should not exceed 5000 words.
  • All manuscripts submitted should be original works. Any copyrighted information should be accompanied by letters of permission for reprinting purposes.
  • An abstract must accompany all manuscripts. Abstracts should run between 100 – 150 words.
  • Include a full reference for each citation mentioned in the text in a separate sheet at the end of the manuscript.
  • References should follow the APA style as outlined in the fifth edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychogical Association.
  • The manuscript should be double-spaced on one-side of the page only. Each page should be numbered.
  • Please place all tables, figures, and illustrations on separate pages. Each should have a title.
  • A section entitled “Implications for Practice and Future Research” should be on a separate page at the end of the manuscript. This section should not exceed 150 words.

Upon acceptance, authors will be asked to supply a brief biographical statement and a computer or electronic version and hard copy of the final manuscript.