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Commenting article: Bulgarian Teachers Tired and Stressed - Poll

Bulgarian teachers are run down and stressed, working average 48 hours per week despite the legal 40 working hours, a national survey of the Education syndicate showed.

The survey of the syndicate with Podkrepa Labor Confederation revealed alarming tendencies regarding the work of Bulgarian teachers.

Class teaching takes 21 hours per week, 15 more hours are needed for self-preparation. Extracurricular activities take up 4 hours every week, while administrative work not directly related to teaching requires additional 8 hours.

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Fr Jack Hackett - 6 Feb 2014 // 16:43:59

These and more hours are the norm for teachers all over the world. In fact some teachers put in up to 70 hours a week including marking of assignments, planning lessons, setting exams and other administrative tasks

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