How to ease the pressure of teacher workload

Teacher workload

As school governors, what impact do you have on teacher workload? Here NGA highlights a blog written by a chair of governors on what steps they took to try to reduce pressures.     The Department for Education (DfE) has published a blog by Judith Rutherford, chair of governors at Hiltingbury Junior School, sharing her experience of putting in place new governance processes […]

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Are you worried about the number of vacancies you have?

New analysis reveals England’s need for 47,000 extra secondary teachers Calculations carried out by TES has shown that England needs 47,000 more secondary school teachers by 2024 if it is to meet the challenge of rising pupil numbers and stay in line with average pupil-teacher ratios. TES noted that the fact that a rise in the overall number of teachers has masked a significant […]

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Is your teacher retention poor? Do you know why?

In his article ‘Teacher retention – does the answer lie with senior leadership teams and procedural and interactional justice’ Dr. Gary Jones explores the perception of justice among staff & how senior leaders could use them positively. The article outlines three types of perceived justice that may come into play: Distributive justice – how rewards & workload are allocated Procedural justice – […]

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