Private heads overworked

5th May 2006 at 01:00
Private-school heads are working more than 60 hours a week, according a survey of 119 heads published by the Girls' Schools Association. It found that 91 per cent worked at least 60 hours; 40 per cent worked more than 70 hours every week. Almost a third of heads at GSA schools said the greatest obstacle in their working life was "increasing bureaucracy".

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