1 Jul '14

News Teachers' wellbeing: under scrutiny and underappreciated

Sponsored feature: Cowed by Ofsted pressures and expectations, teachers are fleeing the profession. But is there room for more support amid the accountability?Balancing work and life is the biggest challenge facing teachers. They need school leaders to help them reconnect with the joy of teaching when Ofsted or unrealistic targets squash their space to reflect and develop, a Guardian roundtable, held in association with Zurich Municipal, heard.Attendees discussed the pressures facing teachers and how schools can best counteract them. "Wellbeing is a massive issue," said Tilden Watson, head of education at Zurich Municipal, "not just for us, but for everyone who cares about education." Continue reading...

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