State of Education Report 2017 state-of-education-booklet-Final-WEB - Page 3

1. CHALLENGES ON THE HORIZON Budget pressure is set to be the biggest challenge for half of all schools nationally over the coming academic year. Among primary schools, managing teacher and school leader workload is second most likely to be the top challenge ahead, while in secondary schools it’s teacher recruitment and retention. of school leaders expect budget pressures/lack of funding to be the biggest challenge for their school to manage in the 2017/18 academic year MORE ABOUT THE KEY: WWW.THEKEYSUPPORT.COM PAGE 3