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Directed time: entitlement to breaks

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Last updated on 21 December 2016
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Do you have any guidance on teachers' entitlement to breaks? The STPCD says teachers are allowed one break of reasonable length. This article cites advice from teaching unions, edapt and One Education on allocating morning and afternoon breaks to teachers.

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  1. 1 Teachers are entitled to one break of 'reasonable length'
  2. 2 Union view on the length of the midday break
  3. 3 Should morning and afternoon breaks count as directed time?
  4. 4 One Education: breaks should be assigned equally

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