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Unnecessary Teacher Workload

Teachers are experiencing “unmanageable” levels of workload, according to Department for Education research published today. The results of in-depth interviews  reveals that administration, behaviour monitoring, data tracking, marking, planning and meetings are all contributing to long hours. “Often teachers said that their level of workload was only manageable because of the long hours that they worked,” the research found. “It was

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Ofsted recognises the importance of different forms of feedback

  In their recent advice to schools Ofsted said that it, “does not expect to see unnecessary or extensive written dialogue between teachers and pupils in exercise books and folders. Ofsted recognises the importance of different forms of feedback and inspectors will look at how these are used to promote learning.”  Teacher Feedback offers an alternative to traditional written comments,

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Case Study: Capel-le-Ferne, Kent

Leading ICT Teacher, James Blomfield has been using Teacher Feedback at Capel-le-Ferne Primary School in Folkestone for over a year. James says, “Many teachers know that students don’t always read or understand the comments written in their exercise books. The great thing about Teacher Feedback is that it is harder to ignore. Students can hear the vocal expression of their teachers and

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