The clock has stopped ticking on the timebomb of excessive teacher working time.
More than two-thirds of teachers have seriously considered leaving the profession in the last year (NASUWT, 2022).
A record number of teachers exited the profession last year – a staggering 44,000 or 9.7% of the workforce (DfE, 2023) and the government has failed to meet the majority of its targets to recruit new entrants to the profession (McLean et al, 2023).
The driving issue is workload and working time – which have created a crisis of burn-out, stress and low morale. That why the NASUWT is giving members across the country the right to work to rule to stop excessive workload and working time.
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