Posts tagged ‘teaching’

On Teacher Workloads

Just read this article on teacher workloads, and I had some things to say about it. While it’s painfully accurate on how current workloads are so crushing, its proposed solution is far too minor. According to the Victorian study it mentions, teachers work an average of 53 hours a week and graduate teachers an average of 60 hours – this is not remediable with a modest pay rise.

Instead, this …

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