Policy paper

Teacher workload advisory group report and government response

Advisory group report on removing unnecessary workload associated with data management and the government’s response.



This report from the Teacher workload advisory group sets out recommendations and principles to reduce the unnecessary workload associated with data and evidence collection.

It is for:

  • school leaders
  • school governing boards
  • teachers

The recommendations are for government, Ofsted and others to reduce data burdens in schools.

The government has accepted all the recommendations in full.

A joint letter to all school leaders about the importance of reducing workload in schools was also issued on 5 November 2018.

Published 5 November 2018