Tag Archives: John O’Neill

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 wrong Part 2

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

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Hattie’s research: egregious errors

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

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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

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