No credible government strategy to tackle the burdens on teachers
Commenting on the information released by the Labour Party on increasing class sizes, Chris Keates, General Secretary of the NASUWT-The Teachers’ Union, said:
“Large class sizes are just one of the key drivers of the excessive workload which is blighting the teaching profession and fuelling a deepening teacher supply crisis.
“The Government has no credible strategy to tackle seriously and effectively the unacceptable burdens being placed on teachers, be they generated by large classes, bureaucratic marking and assessment policies or any of the other issues teachers have identified.
“Consequently, this Government is failing teachers and the children and young people they teach.”
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