According to the National Association of Schoolmasters Union of Women Teachers, these regular nights out with colleagues are adding to stress levels. Some teachers don't have the cash to stump-up for meals out and many would rather spend time with their families, but are worried about opting out for fear of seeming anti-social.
The Government has a bee in its bonnet about life-work balance and it seems teachers are top of its list of targets. Spurred on by government schemes, many headteachers have been organising regular social activities for its stressed-out staff, but it appears that the plan has backfired.
Log in or register for FREE to continue reading.
It only takes a moment and you'll get access to more news, plus courses, jobs and teaching resources tailored to you