Some recent papers from John Raven – evidence-based interventions, and abuses of science, logic and authority (2019, 202)

Raven, J. (2020). ‘Closing the gap’: Problems with its philosophy and research – A keynote address prepared for BPS Education Section Conference, September 2019 The Psychology of Education Review, Vol. 44, No. 3, Special Issue, 2020 pages 2 – 40. ISSN: 1463-9807. https://shop.bps.org.uk/the-psychology-of-education-review-vol-44-no-3-special-issue-2020-0 also available at: http://eyeonsociety.co.uk/resources/CAT-2376.pdf

John says this paper was originally titled “Some abuses of science, logic, and authority illustrated from research and policy in relation to early childhood education”. It ends up as a critique of non-systemic (reductionist) science.

Raven, J. (2020). Diving in where angels fear to tread: Pre-requisites to evidence-based interventions: Initial Paper. The Psychology of Education Review, 44 (1), 4-17. Also available at http://eyeonsociety.co.uk/resources/diving-in-main-article.pdf

Raven, J. (2020). Diving in where angels fear to tread: Pre-requisites to evidence-based interventions: Continuing the dialogue. The Psychology of Education Review, 44(1), 48-56. Also available at http://eyeonsociety.co.uk/resources/diving-in-continuing-the-dialogue.pdf

And also:

Raven, J. (2019). “Toward a Sustainable Society: Science, Public Management, and the Role of the University”: an address to the Rektor and Senate of the Katholic University of Lublin on the occasion of the granting of the title Doktor Honoris Causa. Page 95-111 in Profesor John Raven. Doktor Honoris Causa, KUL, Lublin, Poland. Also available at http://eyeonsociety.co.uk/resources/KUL19.pdf