There are steps teachers can take to win back control of their workload and achieve some work/life balance. Julian Stanley advises

If you are finding your workload too much to bear, take heart – you’re not alone. Our 2018 Teacher Wellbeing Index found that 32 per cent of all education professionals are working more than 51 hours a week.

The annual survey also found that working long hours and feeling stressed appear to be closely linked, with the highest levels of stress coming from those who work more than 41 hours a week. And secondary school teachers are more stressed than in the primary sector. So what can you do?

In our research, many teachers said they were required to collect what seemed like lots of meaningless data, which appeared to have no obvious use for teaching.

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