World study warns of England teachers' long hours
Teachers in England work some of the longest hours in the profession in the developed world, leaving them little time to develop their careers, a new report warns.
Half of the country's full-time teachers work 40-58 hours a week and a fifth work at least 60 hours a week, the analysis by the Education Policy Institute (EPI) concludes.
Its study looked at 36 countries and regions in Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) member states in Asia, Europe, the Middle East and Australasia which set education policy and found that only teachers in Japan and the Canadian... read more
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