Teacher retention: 10 flexible working enablers, 9 workload priorities, and 3 leadership actions

Ideas for making a success of flexible working, a list of workload reduction priorities, and some key leadership actions – all aimed at boosting teacher retention – have been outlined in three new research reviews.
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The first review considers flexible working approaches that have potential to keep teachers at the chalkface, including a list of 10 “enablers” that help schools to make a success of flexible working.

The second offers workload reduction strategies including 9 suggestions for priority areas in schools as well as a focus on some of the barriers to workload reduction – many of which are external factors.

The third looks at the role of leadership in driving teacher retention, identifying 3 key areas where effective leadership can make a difference.

The three reports, published by the Education Endowment Foundation (EEF), offer further advice and lessons learned on top of these 22 elements that might be adapted by schools.

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