Teachers’ workload is a common reason for teachers leaving the profession. Since 2000, the average hours worked per week has fallen for most grades of teacher in maintained primary, secondary and special schools; however the average number of hours worked per week has remained high. This Survey provides independently collected data on hours and working patterns in maintained schools in England and Wales. The 2010 survey was commissioned directly by the DfE.
Leadership Briefing 5.08(56)