Reducing teacher workloads key to improved student outcomes

20 January, 2023

Our union has called for urgent action on teacher workloads following the damning findings of the Productivity Commission’s Review of the National School Reform Agreement released today (20 January 2023).

Branch Secretary Terry Burke said the Commission’s review revealed the extent of the workload crisis facing teachers.

“Sadly this review confirms what our union has been advocating for over the last decade – teachers need more time to teach,” Mr Burke said.

“Instead, they are being overwhelmed by administrative work which is, in turn, impacting student outcomes.

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