Professor John Hattie is a researcher in education. His research interests include performance indicators, models of measurement and evaluation of teaching and learning. He became known to a wider public with his two books Visible Learning and Visible Learning for Teachers. TES once called him "possibly the world's most influential education academic."
John Hattie has been director of the Melbourne Educational Research Institute at the University of Melbourne, Australia, since March 2011. Before, he was project director of asTTle and professor of education at the University of Auckland, New Zealand.