Workload Reduction Toolkit

Practical advice and tools for school leaders and teachers to help review and reduce workload.

materials have been produced by school leaders, teachers, education technology advisers and teacher training providers in conjunction with the Department for Education, and have been tested with a range of schools across England.

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The Teachers WorkLoad Blog

Have you found the ‘teaching blog’ on the site? It is full of practical examples that can help reduce unnecessary workload for teachers in marking, planning and data management. Sean Hartford, explains Ofsted’s commitment to reducing teacher workload.

More issues that discuss approaches to managing workload are listed here.

Do you need help tackling unnecessary workload in your school? You can find examples of schools that have used the three independent review group reports to review their schools’ unnecessary workload. The reports offer key principles which, if followed, have helped some schools reduce unnecessary workload.

Let us know how you are tackling unnecessary workload in your own way, and working to meet the recommendations in the reports.

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