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Overview

Education Advisers conduct educational research and develop course curricula and associated teaching materials for use by educational institutions.

Day-to-day

  • consults with teachers, principals and administrative officials of educational institutions to co-ordinate educational programmes 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 programmes
  • documents subjects and courses developed, and evaluates new courses
  • organises and conducts workshops and conferences to train teachers in new programmes and methods
  • applies knowledge of learning processes and school structures to develop operational and training programmes, and submit them for decision and funding.

Considerations

  • stressful.

To become an Education Adviser

  • You usually need a bachelor or postgraduate degree in education to work as an Education Adviser. Some workers have a Vocational Education and Training (VET) qualification.

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Skills employers are looking for

  • Communication Skills

  • Educating Special Needs Children

  • Teaching

  • Building Relationships

  • Analytical Skills

  • Articulate

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