1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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2493-11 Education Officer

Conducts educational research and develops course curricula and associated teaching materials for use by educational institutions.

Skill Level:
The entry requirement for this occupation is a bachelor degree or higher qualification.

Tasks Include:

  • consults with teachers, principals and administrative officials of educational institutions to coordinate educational programs and provide advice
  • identifies and evaluates developments in education by conducting research into educational systems
  • serves on committees to identify present and future needs within the educational system, and plan, develop and modify facilities and programs
  • documents subjects and courses developed, and evaluates new courses
  • organises and conducts workshops and conferences to train teachers in new programs and methods
  • applies knowledge of learning processes and school structures to develop operational and training programs and submits them for decision and funding
  • undertakes school reviews, teacher assessment and educational planning in primary and secondary schools
  • prepares reports and information papers
  • reports on needs arising from subject development and student capabilities
  • may assess the suitability of teachers for promotion or further training
  • may provide support and advice to parents teaching their own children in remote areas

Specialisations:
Curriculum Advisory Teacher
Home-School Liaison Officer
Pre-School Adviser
School Inspector

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