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PPA time: asking teachers to plan cover lessons

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Last updated on 27 January 2017
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Can teachers be asked to plan lessons that take place in their PPA time? We refer to the STPCD and relay advice from unions on whether teachers can be asked to plan lessons taught during their planning, preparation and assessment (PPA) time. We also look a PPA planning arrangements from a school.

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  1. 1 PPA time requirements for maintained schools
  2. 2 Can teachers be required to plan their PPA cover lessons?
  3. 3 Should we offer extra PPA time for teachers to plan cover lessons?
  4. 4 Planning cover and PPA time: policy from a school

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