Independent report

Reducing teacher workload: Marking Policy Review Group report

Report about eliminating unnecessary workload for teachers regarding marking, including principles and recommendations.

Applies to England



This report from the Marking Policy Review Group sets out recommendations to reduce the workload burden on teachers.

It is for:

  • teachers
  • school leaders
  • school governing boards

It looks at the role that marking plays in teaching and the 3 principles of effective marking:

  • meaningful
  • manageable
  • motivating

See other reports from independent groups about reducing teacher workload.

Published 26 March 2016