On 30th September, Nicky Morgan delivered her inaugural speech as the Secretary of State for Education to the Conservative Party Conference.
Following her speech, the NUT released a press statement which reiterated some of the points from their “Teachers and Workload” survey carried out in September 2014. The tone of this report is depressing and tragic – be warned, but please read.
“Today’s NUT survey shows that teachers are at breaking point with 90% saying they had considered giving up teaching during the past two years because of workload. The Education Secretary needs to address this issue urgently. The NUT can provide solutions. We know that much of the workload is completely unnecessary and a result of accountability measures, driven by Ofsted.”
NUT Press Release: 30.9.14
It appears that Nicky…
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