Posted on 8/01/2016 by David Owen
Prioritise, find a buddy and don’t multi-task. Author Liane Davey advises teachers on how to avoid burning the candle at both ends in 2016
Is your New Year resolution to bring less work home? While teachers have already mooted ways to limit the impact of marking and planning on life outside school, more general tips about managing your workload probably wouldn’t go amiss.
There are three broad strategies for reducing the burden of working outside school time. First, find parts of your work that aren’t necessary and partially or completely remove them from your to-do list. Second, take the work you need to do and get it done faster and more efficiently. Finally, make the work you have to do more fun to make the time pass more quickly.