PPA time and other non-contact time

  • Management time: requirements
    You must give teachers with leadership responsibilities, such as subject leaders, a 'reasonable' amount of non-contact time. Find out the rules here, and see advice on how much time to give.
  • Planning, preparation and assessment (PPA) time
    Find essential information on planning, preparation and assessment (PPA) time in just 1 page. You can also download a copy of this QuickRead as a ready-made resource to share with colleagues.
  • PPA time: rules, eligibility and organisation
    Under the STPCD, you must provide eligible teachers with guaranteed planning, preparation and assessment (PPA) time. Read the rules on what you must provide, which teachers are eligible and how to manage planning and delivering cover lessons.