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Tag Archives: John O’Neill
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
This posting is the second in the series about the Hattie’s research being wrong. But how to get at that research? Hattie’s claims for it are so gigantic and, I believe, so wrong as to represent a wrongness so overwhelming … Continue reading
The egregious errors that beset John Hattie’s research are so pervasive as to prove difficult to encompass and thus lay bare – but various insights local and international are at last coming together to achieve just that. This posting argues … Continue reading
Dominion Post stoops to partisan politics – John O’Neill gets caught up in Fairfax’s anti-state school stance
Dear reader There will now proceed a seriously unbalanced campaign against Labour’s education policies. It will be a campaign with an implicit slur on New Zealand public school teachers. The argument will be that having more teachers will be wasted … Continue reading