‘Outsource Marking’ To Cut Teachers’ Workload

Teachers could reduce their workload by outsourcing the marking of pupils’ school work to staff overseas, suggests a leading education researcher. Rebecca Allen, director of Education Datalab, says research has found “incredibly reliable” marking available overseas costing £2 to £3 per hour.

Dr Allen says there needed to be more radical approaches to cutting work.

Even though it is only a suggestion at this point, what do you as a parent think about it?

source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-32513932

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