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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 intolerable 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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Hekia Parata: her collapse – her beginning and end

In my early predictions for National and education following the 2008 elections, in the postings ‘Smoke and mirrors’, I said that education would be raided for funding as National in government is always intent on saving money from education to … Continue reading

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Quantitatives: stop destroying the reading chances of our youngsters: finding SEMO 3

Quantitative academics lobbied the minister for structured phonics to become the official reading policy and it was a doddle. It was down-with-teachers (or up them) music to the minister’s ears. A phonics programme for young children with early reading difficulties … Continue reading

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Quantitatives: stop destroying the reading chances of our youngsters 2

The quantitatives are launching a nationwide attack on early reading. The ministry’s aim is to displace the ‘SEMO Picking up the Pace’ findings that have been largely unchallenged, but just as largely officially ignored. As this education tragedy in the … Continue reading

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Attack! 41 Professors Part 2

Welcome to ATTACK!  ATTACK! is a two-page occasional publication giving attention to the curriculum – the holistic curriculum. ATTACK! is for you, also to introduce to your colleagues. Each issue will be restricted to two pages. A cover graphic for a file or … Continue reading

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