20 JUN 2019
A new international survey has revealed that teachers in England work more hours than anywhere else in Europe. The survey of teachers and school leaders in 48 countries conducted by the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) revealed that secondary teachers in England worked 46.9 hours a week on average, the fourth-highest workload of the 48 countries polled.
25 FEB 2019
https://www.aplhealth.com/A new report by the National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER) looking at the issues facing the teacher workforce in England shows that job-related stress is higher among teachers than other professionals.
05 JUN 2018
Primary school teachers lose more than a million hours of lesson time each year toilet-training children and teaching them basic hygiene, according to new research.
04 MAY 2018
Teachers are to be offered up to a year’s paid sabbatical, in a bid to improve retention rates in the profession. In an address to more than 350 school leaders in Liverpool, education secretary Damian Hinds will announce the £5m scheme.
01 JUL 2016
The number of teachers with no relevant post A-level on specialist subjects like maths, physics and chemistry, is on the rise, new figures showed. Figures published by the Department for Education (DfE) showed almost one in four physics teachers had no relevant post A-level qualification in the subject they teach.