Nine Things You Must Start Doing to Crush your Sixty-Hour Working Week

  We are a chronically overworked generation. Teachers are one of the worst examples of this, but all the advice I’m going to give today could equally apply to other overworked professionals. In the United Kingdom, primary school teachers are now averaging a working week of just under sixty hours. That doesn’t leave too much … Continue reading Nine Things You Must Start Doing to Crush your Sixty-Hour Working Week

Seven Reasons Why You Really Need to Start Getting Enough Sleep

The reasons why we need to get a good night’s sleep are well grounded in science. All the same, we keep on working late into the night or ignoring the lifestyle changes we need to start conquering the 3am monkey mind. As if you needed reminding, here are the reasons why you really need to … Continue reading Seven Reasons Why You Really Need to Start Getting Enough Sleep

Duvet Days for Teachers – Workload Solution or Sticking Plaster

Something is happening to teacher workload. Could the sixty hour weeks be coming to an end? Hands up, who had a Christmas shopping day last December? Who now gets a duvet day every term? Schools are now waking up to the fact that they need to act on teacher workload. So long as they do … Continue reading Duvet Days for Teachers – Workload Solution or Sticking Plaster