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Fifth of teachers plan to leave profession within two years

Monday 15th April 2019

National Education Union warns of exodus caused by excessive workloads

Two-fifths of teachers, school leaders and support staff plan to quit education in the next five years due to ?out of control? workload pressures and ?excessive? accountability, according to a poll by the country?s biggest teaching union.

Despite recent government attempts to address teachers? concerns, 40% who took part in the survey predict they will no longer be working in education by 2024 and just under one in five (18%) expect to leave the classroom in less than two years.

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