The Effects of Inequality and Poverty on Schools: Warnings for Australia from the USA


A public lecture by distinguish visiting fellow to UTAS, Professor David Berliner

Start Date

14th Mar 2012 5:00pm

End Date

14th Mar 2012 6:00pm


Cradle Coast Campus, 16-20 Mooreville Rd, Burnie

RSVP / Contact Information

RSVP to or phone 6226 2521

 A public lecture by

Professor David Berliner
Regents’ Professor Emeritus in the College of Education
Arizona State University and a Visiting Distinguished Fellow at the University of Tasmania in 2012


David Berliner is an educational psychologist and author of the bestseller, The Manufactured Crisis. Berliner challenges, among other things, the common belief that high stakes testing is necessary for accountability. He has written or co-authored many books and has also authored more than 200 published articles, reports and book chapters. He is a challenging and provocative commentator and a widely recognised educator.