Category Archives: Hattie

Dear Vice-Chancellors

Dear Vice-Chancellors The posting-letter you will receive, or have received, is a factual story of https://networkonnet.wordpress.com/2018/04/15/hatties-research-is-false-vice-chancellors-asked-to-investigate-part-1/ the Hattie saga typical of my communications to teachers over a number of years, paying special attention to those who bore the erroneous burden … Continue reading

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Hattie’s research is false: Vice-Chancellors asked to investigate Part 2

The falseness of Hattie’s research is not difficult to explain; only a few aspects are complex. But everything about Hattie’s research is false except for some opinions which, while they may be true, are also false, because he claims them … Continue reading

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Hattie’s research is false: Vice-Chancellors asked to investigate Part 1

5 April 2018                                                                            … Continue reading

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John Hattie: your research is now a con

In this article I am going to place considerable demands on Simon Collins’ flexibility of thinking, on his ability to imagine the unimaginable, his willingness to recognise a wrong universally accepted right by the media as an incontrovertible right, and … Continue reading

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Hattie’s research: Is wrong Part 5 – this should clinch it

At some time in the future, Hattie’s research and his opinions will be revealed for what they are: a huge charade. But you don’t need to wait – all you need to do is read the postings in the Hattie … Continue reading

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Hattie warms up Visible Learning for Pearson; also Hattie and Pasi Sahlberg on YouTube

Hattie’s research is rubbish. For him, the beauty of it being rubbish is that it allows him to say it says whatever he likes. In his latest trick he has produced a new book called The Politics of Distraction: What … Continue reading

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Hattie’s research: Is wrong Part 4 – a kind of Svengali

There is not, of course, the evil intent, but with John Hattie we have an academic in overdrive –  manipulating and controlling against what as I see as the freedom to be creative. The epitome of Hattie can be reviewed … Continue reading

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