Guides and factsheets

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DfE workload group reports - guidance for teachers

In the wake of the Government’s Workload Challenge, which asked teachers about workload issues and identified how unmanageable workload has become, the DfE set up three groups to address the key issues of lesson planning, marking and data management.

DfE workload group reports - guidance for leaders

In the wake of the Government’s Workload Challenge, which asked education staff about workload issues and identified how unmanageable workload has become, the DfE set up three groups to address the key issues of lesson planning, marking and data management.

Support staff workload in the independent sector

ATL believes that the increase in the quantity and complexity of work for school support staff has now reached crisis point.

Guide to the DfE teacher workload group reports - for teachers

The seventh in a special series of factsheets produced as part of It's about time, ATL's workload campaign.

Guide to the DfE teacher workload group reports - for leaders

The eight in a special series of factsheets produced as part of It's about time, ATL's workload campaign.

Support staff workload in state and academy schools

ATL believes that the increase in the quantity and complexity of work for school support staff has now reached crisis point.

Workload factsheet

ATL receives many calls from members concerned about their workload and asking how they can achieve a reasonable work-life balance. We believe staff are able to give their best if they have a reasonable work-life balance.

Stress factsheet

Second only to those working in the health and social care field, education staff are among the most stressed workers in the land.

Time management factsheet

The modern concept of time management is the act of planning the amount of time you spend on which activities.

Assertiveness factsheet

Assertiveness is a great skill for teachers, lecturers and support staff.