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Lesson planning: what are reasonable expectations?

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Last updated on 24 March 2017
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Should we have a detailed policy on lesson planning? We relay advice on reasonable expectations for teachers in relation to planning. We also look at Ofsted's expectations, and look at whether absent teachers should be asked to plan cover work.

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Contents

  1. 1 Prescriptive planning?
  2. 2 Ofsted expectations
  3. 3 Reducing planning workload
  4. 4 Absent teachers

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