An increasing source of stress for teachers is juggling with the pressures of email overload and lesson preparation.
These facts were confirmed by a recent Mesmo Consultancy survey looking at the email culture of several leading UK independent schools. Responses from over 300 academic and support staff identified three key issues:
1. The Instant Reply Syndrome (IRS) – the perception that fast response is required
2. The volume of daily email requiring their attention
3. How to prioritise their time – balancing being responsive to email with teaching duties
It was first published in Independent Education Today in July 2017
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