The total number of TAs working in English schools is down for the first time ever – but encouraging signs from the MITA project show how a strategic focus on TAs can unlock their potential.
Blog Archive of: Workload Challenge
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...?
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?