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Shakespeare Learning Zone

12 September 2018

The Royal Shakespeare Company has launched the Shakespeare Learning Zone, an in-depth online ...

Editorial Comment: Are we loading the shotgun?

Schools face a range of challenges, but we do ourselves no favours when we fail to stand up against a flawed accountability system
SecEd 520: Thursday, September 13

SecEd 520: Thursday, September 13

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What is the biggest driver of teacher workload?

VOTE Inspection preparation (21%)

VOTE Excessive marking (59%)

VOTE Lesson/weekly planning (4%)

VOTE Data recording/analysis (6%)

VOTE Basic admin/support tasks (1%)

VOTE Staff meetings (3%)

VOTE Setting/reviewing pupil targets (1%)

VOTE Curriculum/qualification change (1%)

VOTE Government policy/initiatives (4%)

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