Blog Archive of: Teacher Workload

DfE apologises to teachers over workload and stress. Kind of.

07 February 2015

The DfE has finally announced the findings from its Workload Challenge and a ‘new deal’ to tackle the causes of teachers’ stress and excessive working hours. Is it enough to win over the profession, three months out from a general election...?

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The National Agreement on teacher workload: where did it all go wrong?

22 October 2014

The Government has announced the Workload Challenge and is asking teachers to identify the causes of and solutions to excessive workload. But the last national effort to tackle teacher workload in 2003 failed to have any lasting effect. What lessons can be learned?

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