‘More than 60 pledges to encourage schools to introduce more flexible working practices have been made in a bid to tackle the teacher recruitment and retention crisis. The promises follow a DfE summit on the issue in October, where education secretary Justine Greening said that more flexible working would enable schools to keep valued teachers in the profession. The pledges, announced this morning, include: The National Education Union will promote the advantages of flexible working in schools and encourage them to extend its availability – using social media to gather and promote case studies; WomenEd will work with the Association of School and College Leaders and the Chartered College of Teaching to develop cases studies of successful working practices that they will share with the sector…’ https://www.tes.com/news/school-new...pledge-action-boost-flexible-working-teachers How do you feel about the commitment made by certain organisations to take action to try to boost flexible working? Do you think this will help to make a real difference to teachers wanting to reduce their hours? Does the government need to do more to encourage schools to allow teachers to work part-time?