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Form class and non-contact time

Myth: I work in a high school, and have been told that my 10-minute form class each day counts toward my non-contact time of 3.5 hours each week.

Fact: Non-contact time is, as the name suggests, rostered duty time in which there is no contact with students. Further, non-contact time must be allocated in blocks of time no less than the length of a teaching period. So, in two ways, form class time does not count towards non-contact time.

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Information updated 8 July 2014