PROF John HATTIE

PROF John HATTIE

Positions

  • Measurement models and their applications to educational problems (Including item response models, structural equation modelling, measurement theory and meta-analysis)
  • Performance indicators and evaluation, self-concept, models of teaching and learning and educational psychology
  • Psychometrics and measurement
  • Models of teaching and learning
  • Research design and evaluation

Overview

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  • Professor Hattie's work is internationally acclaimed. His influential 2008 book Visible Learning: A synthesis of over 800 Meta-Analyses Relating to Achievement is believed to be the world’s largest evidence-based study into the factors which improve student learning.

    Involving more than 80 million students from around the world and bringing together 50,000 smaller studies, the study found positive teacher-student interaction is the most important factor in effective teaching.   

Affiliation

Member of

  • American Educational Research Association. Member 2010 -
  • American Psychological Association. Advisory Board, Handbook of Educational Psychology 2010 -
  • Cabinet, New Zealand Government. Member of Ministerial Advisory Group re National Standards 2010 -
  • International Test Commission. Member 2010 -
  • International Test Commission (ICT). International Committee for Organisation of ICT Conference, Spain, 2014 2010 -
  • International Test Commission (ICT). Chair, International Committee for Organisation of ICT Conference, Amsterdam, 2012 2010 -
  • International Test Commission (ITC). President 2010 -
  • NZ Publishers Book Awards. Judge 2010 -
  • National Council for Measurement in Education. Member 2010 -
  • New Zealand Assessment Academy. Member 2010 -
  • New Zealand Association for Research in Education. Member 2010 -
  • Centre for Assessment Research and Development, Hong Kong Institute of Education. Invited Senior Research Fellow 2009 -
  • Division D, American Educational Research Association. Invited Member of Membership Committee 2009 -
  • Independent Schools Victoria. External Consultant to Victorian Independent Principals on Trialing a Performance Pay Model 2009 -
  • Information Technology Policies and Strategies Committee, The University of Auckland. Member 2009 -
  • New Zealand Trade and Enterprise. Member of Steering Group for Proposed Centre for Educational Excellence 2009 -
  • Research Committee, The University of Auckland. Member 2009 -
  • Selection of Professoriate, The University of Auckland. Chair 2009 -
  • US Department of Education. Member, Project Measuring Growth Standards 2009 -
  • CISCO/Intel/Microsoft Project. Member of Assessment and Teaching of 21st Century Capabilities (Chair, Professor B. McGaw) 2008 -
  • Center for Psychometric Research, Universityof Bergen, Norway. External Member 2008 -
  • Centre for The Study of Research Training and Impact, University of Newcastle (SORTI). International Associate Member 2008 -
  • New Zealand Assessment Academy. Founding Member 2008 -
  • Selection of Professoriate, The University of Newcastle. Chair 2008 -
  • Associate Professor Appointment Committee, The University of Auckland. Member 2007 -
  • Faculty Staffing Profile Committee, The University of Auckland. Member 2006 -
  • Multiserve Education Trust/Cognition Education Limited. Board Director 2006 -
  • Quantum Research Fund, Australian Government. Member 2006 -
  • TLD, Promotions Committee, University of Auckland. Member 2006 -
  • International Test Commission. Member Marketing Committee/Publications Committee 2005 -
  • International Test Commission. Board Member 2005 -
  • New Zealand Qualifications Authority. Member, Special Technical Advisory Group (STAG) 2005 -
  • New Zealand Qualifications Authority. Member, Technical Overview Group: Assessment (TOGA) 2005 -
  • Dual Careers Pathways, The University of Auckland. Chair 2004 -
  • International Test Commission. Member of Board 2004 -
  • StarPath, An Equity Proposal, University of Auckland. Advisor 2004 -
  • Robb Lecture Committee, The University of Auckland. Member 2006 - 2011
  • International Test Commission. President Elect 2008 - 2010
  • International Test Commission (ICT). Chair, International Committee for Organisation of ICT Conference, Hong Kong, 2010 2008 - 2010
  • Tertiary Education Commission New Zealand. Chair, Sector Reference Group Performance Based Research Fund for 2012 2007 - 2010
  • Faculty Management Committee, The University of Auckland. Member 2007 - 2008
  • Faculty Workload Committee, The University of Auckland. Chair 2007 - 2008
  • Faculty Research Committee, The University of Auckland. Member 2005 - 2008
  • Tertiary Education Commission. Chief Moderator and Chair of Moderation Panel, Performance Based Research Fund 2005 - 2007
  • Tertiary Education Commission. Member, Sector Reference Group for Reconsidering the PBRF 2004 - 2007
  • Epsom/Tamaki Working Group, The University of Auckland. Member 2005 - 2006
  • University of Waikato. Member, Advisory Board of Te Kotahitanga Research Project 2004 - 2006
  • Faculty of Education Design Committee, The University of Auckland/Auckland College of Education. Member 2003 - 2004
  • Institute of Educational Research Committee, The University of Auckland/Auckland College of Education. Member 2003 - 2004
  • New Zealand Association for Research in Education. Chair of Convenor Committee AARE/NZARE Joint Conference December 2003 2003 - 2004
  • Tertiary Education Commission. Chair of Education Panel: Performance Based Research Funding 2003 - 2004
  • Tertiary Education Commission. Member, Moderation Panel, PBRF 2003 - 2004
  • Institute of Education, The University of Auckland/Auckland College of Education. Member 2001 - 2004

Publications

Selected publications

Research

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Awards

Education and training

  • PhD, University of Toronto 1981
  • MEd (Hons), University of Otago 1974
  • DipEd, University of Otago 1971
  • BEd, University of Otago 1970

Awards and honors

  • New Zealand Order of Merit, Queen's Birthday Honours, 2011
  • Gold medal for contributions to the study of educational administration and leadership, Australian Council for Educational Leaders, 2011
  • Fellow of the Australian Council for Educational Leaders, 2011
  • Hedley Beaer Award for Writing in Education, Australian Council for Educational Leadership, 2010
  • Distinguished Teaching Award, University of Auckland, 2010
  • Outstanding reviewer for Educational Researcher, American Educational Research Association (AERA), 2010
  • Fellow of the American Psychological Association, 2008
  • New Zealand Finalist, International IMS Learning Impact Awards, 2007
  • Highly Commended, Bearing Point Awards for Innovation in Technology, 2004
  • Inaugural SPANZ Leadership in Education Award, Secondary Principals Association of New Zealand, 2004
  • Highly Commended, Bearing Point Awards for Innovation in the Public Service, 2004
  • Excellence Award for Use of IT in Education, Computerworld New Zealand, 2003

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Supervision

Available for supervision

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Supervision Statement

  • John is available to supervise theses students. His areas of research supervision relate to the Science of Learning, feedback, and visible learning. The major methodologies are quantitative, including meta-analysis, item response models, structural modelling, and other experimental designs. John has graduated over 180 students, and likes to work closely with the student in a team environment.

    Students interested in working with John should contact him via email, and preferably including an example of previous writing, and a CV. 


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