Only 26% teachers say Ofsted changes will cut workload

TES is reporting that only a quarter of teachers believe that Ofsted’s new reforms will reduce workload, according to new research.

The survey of more than 1,000 primary and secondary teachers across the country also found that 56 per cent of young teachers (up to the age of 24) have sought mental health support as a result of teaching demands and stress related to their job.

The survey, commissioned by edtech provider Sparx, suggests that the demands of the national curriculum, time spent on ineffective written marking and Ofsted are “key pressure points for teachers”.

A total of 90 per cent of teachers said they would welcome technology if it reduced their workload.

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Do you agree? Do you think Ofsted’s new reforms will not reduce workload? What can be changed? Please tell us your thoughts in comments or via Twitter ~ Emma


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