Our report, Shifting the balance explores how reducing the time teachers and school leaders spend on compliance and administration can allow them to focus on activities that have the greatest impact on students.

The accompanying best practice case studies highlight the work already being done to make this happen.

Read the report

Shifting the balance: Increasing the focus on teaching and learning by reducing the burden of compliance and administration

Keen to take action?

Our School Workload Reduction Toolkit provides everything you need to get started on reducing the impact of compliance and administrative tasks on teacher and school leader time in your school. There are 7 topics with instructions and templates to make it easy to adapt and use as you need.

Get inspired by what others are doing

The following best practice examples will help you think about how to shift the balance and help reduce red tape for teachers and school leaders.

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The Association of Independent Schools of South Australia

Compliance Framework and Support
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Catholic Education Western Australia

Rationalisation of policy
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CASE STUDY

Catholic Sector New South Wales

‘Making School Time Count’ initiative
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New South Wales Department of Education

‘Making School Time Count’ initiative
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CASE STUDY

South Australian Department for Education

Education Management System implementation
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Victorian Department of Education and Training

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