NUT Conference 2017
Nearly half of young teachers say that mental health concerns could force them to leave the profession.
A recent survey of more than 3,000 young teachers, conducted by the NUT Young Teachers Working Party, has found that almost half were considering leaving the profession as a result of an excessive workload driven by increasingly irrelevant accountability measures.
- 83% of respondents stated that administrative tasks added to workload and did not contribute to the teaching of children.
- 77% of young teachers said that their morale had declined since they…