The Managing Teacher Workload and Wellbeing Conference 2020

Wednesday 30 September 2020

10:00 - 15:00

Online Event

NFER’s Research Manager Matthew Walker will be presenting a keynote during this online event hosted by Government Events, speaking on: Unpacking the Teacher Workload Survey 2019: Assessing What Has Changed Since 2016.

Presenting at 11:00am, Matthew will discuss:

  • Taking a national ‘barometer’ of teachers’, middle leaders’ and senior leaders’ working conditions
  • Contributing to the Department for Education’s evidence base on what drives unnecessary teacher workload and successful strategies to reduce teacher burden
  • Understanding the differences between perceived and actual workload and the reasons behind a fall in work levels between 2016 and 2019
  • The impact of the Department for Education’s workload reduction toolkit for schools
  • Advice for moving forward with 7 in 10 primary and 9 in 10 secondary respondents still reporting that workload is a ‘fairly’ or ‘very’ serious problem.

Chaired by Steve Waters, Founder & Director, Teach Well Alliance, Founding Fellow, Chartered College of Teaching; key speakers also include:

  • Katherine Moulds, Teacher Wellbeing, Workload and Impact on Schools Team, Department for Education
  • Claire Harrison, Area Lead Consultant, UK South & SEN Lead, Worth It
  • Sinéad McBrearty, Chief Executive, Education Support Partnership
  • Daniella Lang, Headteacher, Brimsdown Primary School
  • Maura Regan, CEO, Carmel Education Trust