Will Hazell

A quarter of school leaders ‘preparing to quit education’

But heads and teachers could be persuaded to stay in the profession if workload were cut, survey suggests

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More than a quarter of senior school leaders don’t expect to be in education beyond the next one to two years, according to survey findings seen by TES.

However, the overwhelming majority of teachers and school leaders who took part in the poll said they were open to being persuaded to stay in the profession – particularly if workloads are reduced.

In the YouGov survey commissioned by the Education Support Partnership charity and exclusively shared with TES, 27 per cent of senior school leaders said they did not expect to be working in education beyond the next one to two years.

Of the 865 ...

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