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Visible Learning

The Visible Learning Intervention programme is an in-depth model of school change. It is based on a professional development programme that explores how evidence can be used to create innovation in the learning environment. Hattie’s 15 years of research – a synthesis of more than 800 meta-analyses – is regarded as the most significant evidence-based research into what actually works best in schools to improve learning.

At Bader, we seek to identify and invest in the very best professional development opportunities. We are working towards becoming a Visible Learning School. The Visible Learning development model is based upon the principles developed by John Hattie’s research. It is a process of gathering, analysing, interpreting and using information about pupils’ progress and achievement to improve teaching and learning. We believe that ‘Good schools grow good teachers’. Having focused on ‘teaching’ we are now switching our gaze, quite literally, to learning through the eyes of the learner. We believe that investment in the Visible Learning model will take us to the next level.

This page includes links to information on John Hattie’s Visible Learning concept. As we work towards becoming a Visible Learning School and receiving the accreditation that comes with that, we will continue to post useful links to the page.

On 20th August 2014, John Hattie was interviewed on the Radio 4 Programme The Educators –

This is a useful introduction to his work and the thinking that underpins the Visible Learning concept

Radio 4 The Educators – John Hattie

This is a link to the Visible Learning website

Visible Learning Plus website

Teachers Make a Difference by John Hattie

Hattie – Teachers Make a Difference

Understanding John Hattie’s Visible Learning Research in the Context of Carol Dweck’s Growth Mindset – by Gerry Miller


Visible Learning – a summary – by Gerry Miller


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