The study, carried out by Nottingham and Leeds universities and the Ipsos Mori Social Research Institute, also found that the vast majority of NQTs enjoyed teaching. Only 2 per cent said they strongly disagreed that they had enjoyed working as teachers.
A survey of nearly 2,500 newly qualified teachers shows that nearly a quarter got fewer than two hours of non-contact time per week. Minimum requirements say full-time NQTs should teach for only 90 per cent of their timetable and spend the remaining time on preparation
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