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Working and Classroom Conditions: Teacher working hours


Teacher working hours

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Table 4. Average number of 60-minute hours lower secondary education teachers report having spent on work-related activities during the most recent complete calendar week, by activity and education system: 2013 (NOTE: this is a 3-part table. See Part 1 | Part 2 | Part 3)
Education system Hours spent marking/ correcting of student work Hours spent on student counseling (including student supervision, virtual counseling, career guidance and delin-quency guidance) Hours spent in participation in school management Hours spent on general administrative work (including communi-cation, paperwork, and other clerical duties you undertake in your job as a teacher)
Average (S.E.) Average (S.E.) Average (S.E.) Average (S.E.)
Australia 5.1 (0.17) 2.3 (0.16) 3.1 (0.25) 4.3 (0.12)
Brazil 5.7 (0.14) 2.7 (0.10) 1.7 (0.08) 1.8 (0.06)
Bulgaria 4.5 (0.10) 1.7 (0.05) 1.1 (0.10) 2.7 (0.09)
Chile 4.1 (0.17) 2.4 (0.10) 2.3 (0.13) 2.9 (0.13)
Croatia 3.9 (0.08) 1.8 (0.06) 0.5 (0.03) 2.6 (0.08)
Cyprus 4.9 (0.13) 2.0 (0.08) 1.3 (0.09) 2.4 (0.12)
Czech Republic 4.5 (0.07) 2.2 (0.06) 1.1 (0.06) 2.7 (0.08)
Denmark 3.5 (0.10) 1.5 (0.06) 0.9 (0.13) 2.0 (0.06)
Estonia 4.3 (0.10) 2.1 (0.06) 0.8 (0.07) 2.3 (0.07)
Finland 3.1 (0.08) 1.0 (0.05) 0.4 (0.04) 1.3 (0.08)
France 5.6 (0.10) 1.2 (0.03) 0.7 (0.03) 1.3 (0.05)
Iceland 3.2 (0.13) 1.4 (0.08) 1.2 (0.15) 2.0 (0.09)
Israel 4.3 (0.12) 2.1 (0.09) 2.1 (0.11) 1.9 (0.07)
Italy 4.2 (0.08) 1.0 (0.05) 1.0 (0.05) 1.8 (0.05)
Japan 4.6 (0.08) 2.7 (0.07) 3.0 (0.10) 5.5 (0.13)
Korea, Republic of 3.9 (0.10) 4.1 (0.11) 2.2 (0.08) 6.0 (0.16)
Latvia 4.6 (0.14) 3.2 (0.11) 1.0 (0.10) 2.4 (0.11)
Malaysia 7.4 (0.19) 2.9 (0.12) 5.0 (0.16) 5.7 (0.18)
Mexico 4.3 (0.14) 2.8 (0.09) 1.7 (0.11) 2.3 (0.10)
Netherlands 4.2 (0.12) 2.1 (0.08) 1.3 (0.10) 2.2 (0.06)
Norway 5.2 (0.23) 2.1 (0.07) 1.3 (0.10) 2.8 (0.10)
Poland 4.6 (0.11) 2.1 (0.05) 0.9 (0.06) 2.5 (0.09)
Portugal 9.6 (0.23) 2.2 (0.15) 1.8 (0.13) 3.8 (0.18)
Romania 4.0 (0.10) 2.6 (0.07) 0.9 (0.06) 1.5 (0.07)
Serbia 3.4 (0.10) 2.3 (0.06) 0.8 (0.06) 2.4 (0.07)
Singapore 8.7 (0.14) 2.6 (0.04) 1.9 (0.06) 5.3 (0.10)
Slovak Republic 3.5 (0.09) 1.9 (0.08) 1.1 (0.08) 2.7 (0.08)
Spain 6.1 (0.16) 1.5 (0.04) 1.7 (0.07) 1.8 (0.05)
Sweden 4.7 (0.10) 2.7 (0.10) 0.8 (0.07) 4.5 (0.10)
Abu Dhabi-United Arab Emirates 5.4 (0.23) 3.3 (0.14) 2.7 (0.15) 3.3 (0.15)
Alberta-Canada 5.5 (0.19) 2.7 (0.13) 2.2 (0.16) 3.2 (0.11)
Belgium-Flemish 4.5 (0.09) 1.3 (0.05) 0.9 (0.04) 2.4 (0.06)
England-United Kingdom 6.1 (0.13) 1.7 (0.06) 2.2 (0.11) 4.0 (0.09)
International average2 4.9 (0.02) 2.2 (0.02) 1.6 (0.02) 2.9 (0.02)
United States 4.9 (0.11) 2.4 (0.15) 1.6 (0.11) 3.3 (0.11)
See notes at end of table.