Many teachers 'working 60-hour week'

Many teachers 'working 60-hour week'
 

Teacher Megan Quinn says she works a minimum of 56 hours per week - not to mention a few more on marking and lesson preparation.
She is just one of many thousands of teachers in England said to be burning the professional candle at both ends.
According to the Education Policy Institute, most full-time teachers work an average of 48.2 hours per week.
But one in five works 60 hours or more - 12 hours above the limit set by the European working time directive.
A teacher for eight years, Megan feels well supported by her school in north London and considers herself one of the lucky ones. She... read more

 
10 October 2016 in Regional, Views: 50
Source: BBC
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