27 Jun '14, 6am

Yes, 88% of teachers are satisfied, but it doesn’t mean they should be working 56-hour weeks:

Yes, 88% of teachers are satisfied, but it doesn’t mean they should be working 56-hour weeks:

The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) published its 2013 Teaching and Learning International Survey (Talis) recently which found that teachers in Singapore worked an average of 56 hours per week, compared with the average of 47 hours per week for the Talis average. In an interview with the Straits Times on 26 June 2014, Deputy Director-General of Education Wong Siew Hoong said that the Ministry of Education “appreciates that Singapore teachers want to do the best for their students” in relation to the longer working hours. Both the Straits Times and TODAY also reported that 88 per cent of teachers in the Talis survey were satisfied, compared to the Talis average of 91 per cent. What both papers left out was the following finding that 46 per cent of teachers here, compared to the average of 32 per cent “wonder whether it would have been better to ...

Full article: http://mothership.sg/2014/06/yes-88-of-teachers-are-satis...

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