1220.0 - Australian Standard Classification of Occupations (ASCO) Second Edition, 1997  
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EDUCATION PROFESSIONALS educate students in pre-primary, primary, secondary, tertiary, private or special institutions by teaching one or more of a range of subjects to students, research and develop curricula and teaching materials, and promote students' social, emotional, intellectual and physical development.

Most occupations in this sub-major group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. In some instances relevant experience is required in addition to the formal qualification.

Tasks performed by Education Professionals typically include delivering prescribed courses of study in the formal education system or courses of study in specialised subjects such as art, music, dance or drama in establishments outside the formal education system; preparing and presenting theoretical and practical subject matter in lectures, tutorials and workshop sessions; monitoring and assessing the progress of individual students; attending to the social, emotional, intellectual and physical well-being of students and maintaining acceptable standards of behaviour; discussing individual progress, courses, academic matters and problems with other professionals, parents and students; and advising on particular areas of the education process, curriculum coordination and design.

Occupations in this sub-major group are classified into the following minor groups:

This section contains the following subsection :
          241 School Teachers
          242 University and Vocational Education Teachers
          249 Miscellaneous Education Professionals

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