Ofsted: Teacher workload increasing as jobs are lost

According to TES, the school funding crisis is leading to cuts in teacher numbers and an increase in their workload, Ofsted warned today.

The chief inspector said that a study of schools conducted by the watchdog to examine the impact of these pressures had found that “most” were cutting teacher numbers.

In a blog published today she acknowledged that funding pressures mean schools are having “to make tough decisions and difficult choices”

She said three main areas were affected: SEND provision, curriculum breadth and education quality, and teacher workload.

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