Teacher morale in England and Wales 'dangerously low'

Teacher morale in England and Wales is "dangerously low", and has "declined dramatically in recent months", according to a new survey.

More than half of 804 teachers (55%) polled by YouGov for the National Union of Teachers described their morale as low or very low.

The survey found that 77% of respondents were unconvinced by current educational policies Credit: David Davies/PA Wire

It also revealed that the majority of teachers feel untrusted by Government and unconvinced of Michael Gove’s education policies.