Primary Education News

7 Nov '14

News How can teachers get a better work-life balance? live chat

For practical tips on how to be a great teacher and have a life (without feeling guilty), join our live chat on Wednesday November 12 from 5:30-7:30pm Can teachers ever have a work-life balance? Teacher workloads have received government attention of late with deputy prime minister Nick Clegg vowing to rein in the runaway train of bureaucracy that harasses the profession.While traditionally it has been assumed that teachers clock off at 3pm, Clegg noted that teachers actually work an average of 50 hours or more a week, spending much of their time balancing detailed lesson planning with marking, filling out reports and organising extra-curricular activities for students. Continue reading...

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