Workload creating ‘high stress’ say 80% of teachers

That’s according to a new report which also reveals more than 70 per cent of teachers say workload is “harming learning”. Tes reports.

Yet at the same, more than a third of school staff say more is being done by schools this year to address the problems of workload, according to The Promethean State of Technology in Education Report 2019/20 report

The report, published this month, is based on research among more than 2,000 teachers, senior leaders and IT managers in primary and secondary schools in UK and Ireland.

The report states: “There’s still a perception gap between SMT, IT managers and teachers. 70.7 per cent of teachers say workload is harming learning compared to 58.1 per cent of SMT members and 50.4 per cent of IT managers.”

Reas more findings Workload creating ‘high stress’ say 80% of teachers 

Is your school now addressing the problems of workload? Please tell us your thoughts in comments or via Twitter ~ Tamsin


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