Plans ‘may ease teacher stress’
Plans to overhaul school governance have the potential to reduce teachers’ workload, according to one of Scotland’s leading educationalists.
Keir Bloomer told Holyrood’s education committee the government’s proposals were moving in the right direction.
The reforms will see greater power given to individual schools and head teachers, and create new regional boards.
Mr Bloomer, convener of the Royal Society of Edinburgh education committee, said: “Getting decisions taken nearer to where they have their impact has the potential to reduce workload if we have less permission-seeking.”