By showing you what you can do to assess, manage, and reduce the time you spend on school work, this book will help you achieve a better work-life balance.
Chapter 4: How Do You Spend Your Worktime?
- The ATL worktime audit
- How to complete the audit
- The pilot
- Collective auditing
Teachers currently have few tools to help judge whether the deployment of their time is contributing to the raising of standards and whether the position is getting better or worse, and none that cover both together. This chapter is about how teachers use their time. It describes the development of an audit we devised in 2002–03 – funded by the Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL) – which has been used by teachers to ascertain how they are currently deploying their time, with a view to seeing whether that time is being used effectively, especially in relation to their own development ...