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Education Secretary Nicky Morgan backs longer school days

Education Secretary and Loughborough MP Nicky Morgan has backed longer school days, saying they could be particularly beneficial to pupils from disadvantaged backgrounds.

Hear what she had to say below:

Report: Day in the life of a teacher

In our 'Teaching in Crisis?' series this week, we've heard from teachers in the Midlands who want to leave the profession - or have left already - because of long hours and endless paperwork.

An ITV News Central survey of teachers found more than 80 per cent have thought about quitting in the last two years.

Our Education Correspondent Peter Bearne has spent a day with one teacher to see just how heavy the workload is.

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