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Teacher workload

Supporting teachers to reduce workload

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Salaries for new teachers are also set to rise to £30,000 by 2022-23 and, this year, teachers and heads can receive a pay rise of 2.75% - above current rates of inflation. We have also launched the Early Career Framework to ensure newly qualified teachers are provided with early career support and development, including mentoring.

Supporting the wellbeing of our teachers

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The Education Secretary, Damian Hinds has been clear that teacher wellbeing is a priority for him and the department. That is why we are already taking action in this area to strengthen work life balance and wellbeing, by reducing workload, supporting early career school teachers and tackling accountability pressures.

Ensuring that children progress in school

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In response to calls for SATs to be discontinued, the Education Secretary Damian Hinds wrote an op-ed for the Sunday Telegraph on 21 April, setting out the importance of primary school assessments to ensure that children are developing and progressing in education.