Tag : Research

Chatting with John Hattie – Pt. 1

Late last year I wrote a blog post called, Is John Talking Through His Hattie? The subject of the post was a series of posts and articles I had come across that called into question the validity of the statistical analysis that is the backbone of John Hattie’s Visible Learning work. To save you the time of reading that post, the key point raised was: John Hattie had admitted half the statistics in Visible Learning are wrong. Within a couple […]

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Is John talking through his Hattie?

John Hattie, the author of the much quoted Visible Learning was recently appointed by the Federal Government to the Chairmanship of the Australian Institute for Teaching and School Leadership.  In today’s Australian Newspaper, an article by Jennifer Buckingham from the Centre for Independent Studies said, Last week, Hattie indicated things were going to change in teacher education under his watch. He talked of “tougher”, “harder”, “standards”, “outcomes” and “impacts”. This is a harbinger of his approach, grounded in the requirement for evidence that […]

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