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Petition to end teacher burnout

National News // July 9, 2018

Teachers in Switzerland are suffering from burnout. 

Pixabay Petition to end teacher burnout

A survey by a teacher's union has found that 60% of teachers feel their health is suffering from the workload.  

Now, 6,000 teachers have sent a petition to Swiss Conference of Cantonal Ministers of Education in a bid to tackle the burnout epidemic.

The petition is asking teachers to have less administrative work and more one-on-one time with students. They are also asking for more special needs support and smaller class sizes.

But, the­ main pushback to the petition comes from officials claiming that smaller class sizes are not practicable. 

 

 

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