Guidance

Supporting early career teachers: reducing teacher workload

Materials to help school leaders and staff support teachers in the early stages of their career, to help reduce workload.

Documents

Supporting teachers in the early stages of their career

Details

We’ve prepared this advice to help school leaders, and other staff, support teachers in the early stages of their teaching careers.

We’ve also published advice to support ITE providers to take action to reduce the workload of trainee teachers and their partnership schools.

What has worked in schools

Find out more about how education professionals reduced workload in their schools.

Acknowledgements

The Department for Education would like to thank Michael Green from the University of Greenwich for his work on developing this advice, and to the schools and initial teacher education providers who have contributed to its development.

Published 21 July 2018
Last updated 15 March 2019 + show all updates
  1. Revised advice, reflecting the latest research, to support workload reduction for teachers in the early stages of their career. Updated the list of what works in schools links on the page.

  2. First published.