Shireland has for well over a decade had a national reputation for using technology well not only in the classroom but also as a means of underpinning and improving school processes. It supports all areas of school life, from day …
Reducing teacher workload
We are working to remove unnecessary workload for teachers and leaders, so they can focus on teaching and their own development.
The articles are written by education professionals and show how they are reducing workload in their own settings.
By Lesley Allwood, Headteacher, Winteringham Primary School, Lincolnshire Winteringham Primary School in rural Lincolnshire has introduced smart paperless planning and “write, reflect, mark" sequences during lessons to help reduce task-duplication, improve learning and help teachers have a better work-life balance.
Shaw Primary Academy in Thurrock has implemented a new marking system that allows teachers to check every book quickly and efficiently.
Plantsbrook School in the West Midlands has recently piloted a new marking strategy to help ensure that students are given high quality feedback. Deputy Headteacher Emma Thom explains how the new strategy is helping support teachers’ work-life balance.