The industrial action covers NASUWT members working in England and the union has published instructions and guidance for those taking part, including a list of numerous activities it wants members to refuse.
It is part of the union's campaign for a national contractual limit on teachers’ working time which it says is vital in order to tackle stress and burn-out within the profession.
From Monday, NASUWT members are being instructed to:
According to the government’s own figures, teachers are working 51.9 hours a week on average (Adams et al, 2023) while the NASUWT says its own research puts the figure at 54 hours a week, with 13 of these hours taking place outside of the standard school day.
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