Half of all teachers in England threaten to quit as morale crashes.
Shock poll shows 53% of teachers are thinking of leaving the profession in the next two years.
More than half of teachers are considering leaving the profession in the next two years, according to a YouGov poll.
Christine Blower, general secretary of the National Union of Teachers, says the government is 'profoundly out of step with teachers'
With research suggesting that teachers are working anything up to 60 hours a week, a survey published on Sunday offers evidence of plummeting morale among staff. It reveals that 53% of teachers are thinking of quitting in the next couple of years. The top reasons given were “volume of workload” (61%) and “seeking a better work/life balance” (57%).
Morale has fallen in the past five years for two-thirds (67%), the poll of 1,020 teachers found.