Put your foot down

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Put your foot down

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As teachers, we are facing a workload crisis. We know that. The to-do list is never ending, teachers are giving it their all and still not feeling good enough, there’s an inbalance betweek work and home-life. We are at breaking point.

Recently I posted the following tweet:
“Am I the only teacher that rarely finishes past half 5 and who very rarely works on the weekends. I think I’m doing it wrong? (And I’d like to point out, that’s still 10 hours a day)”
Following this tweet some of the conversations I had with people regarding their schools expectations left me horrified; having to clock in and out, conversations with staff if they don’t feel they are around enough. Which is utter madness. Others generally shared how they managed the workload- get home early, kids in bed, then maybe a couple of hours work. Totally fine. I’m of the opinion…

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