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1 in 4 teachers work over 60 hours a week – but that’s not why they’re leaving

A quarter of teachers work more than 60 hours per week, according to a new study, which warns government...

Pippa Allen-Kinross
Pippa Allen-Kinross
Opinion

The new Ofsted framework has the potential to transform workload

Ofsted’s new curriculum framework has the potential to transform workload and bring education back to where it should be....

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NICK HUDSON
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Teachers reduce hours and pay to manage workload

Teachers are being forced to go part-time in order to manage their workload, the Department for Education has admitted....

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
News

How are schools implementing flexible working?

Schools are letting teachers take their planning, preparation and assessment (PPA) time at home, banning work in the staff...

Freddie Whittaker
Freddie Whittaker
Opinion

Why flexible working won’t solve the workload problem

Back in the 2000s, “thinking hats” were a mega-cool concept in schools. Available in six different colours, each one...

Laura McInerney
Laura McInerney
News

Teacher workload crisis threatens examiner recruitment

Teacher workload and reforms to GCSEs and A-levels are affecting examiner recruitment. Union officials, school leaders and examiners have...

Alix Robertson
Alix Robertson
Opinion

How can the DfE use EdTech to reduce teacher workload?

Justine Greening was making progress on using EdTech to alleviate workload – here’s what she’d achieved so far, and...

Expert Contributor
Expert Contributor
Opinion

Here’s how government can alleviate teacher workload

Overwork is what stresses teachers out the most – and the DfE needs to take urgent, concrete steps, writes...

Kevin Courtney
Kevin Courtney
News

School where staff mark ‘how they like’ gets government approval

A school which gave teachers a “carte blanche” to mark pupils’ work “however they like” has been picked out...

Jess Staufenberg
Jess Staufenberg