What a difference a day makes: the argument for a four-day school week | The Guardian

I think we should all be working less and preparing young people for a future where there’s not as much work required by humans. This particular article focuses on how useful it would be for students to be doing extra-curricular activities (especially sport) while their teachers get in some CPD:

Perhaps most exciting is the potential to use the fifth day to provide good-quality continued professional development and support for teachers where it is (sometimes desperately) needed. Of course, schools would need to be careful that the fifth day didn’t simply become filled with bureaucracy, but it should be possible to prevent that through open discussion with senior management.