23-Teaching professionals

Job Title ( International classification ): 
Teaching professionals
ISCO Code: 
Job Description: 
Teaching professionals teach the theory and practice of one or more disciplines at different educational levels, conduct research and improve or develop concepts, theories and operational methods pertaining to their particular discipline, and prepare scholarly papers and books.

Main Tasks include -

  • conducting classes, courses, or tutorials at a particular educational level, for educational and vocational purposes, including private lessons
  • conducting adult literacy programmes
  • teaching and educating persons learning difficulties or special needs
  • designing and modifying curricula
  • inspecting and advising on teaching methods and aids
  • participating in decisions concerning the organization of teaching and related activities at schools and universities
  • conducting research in particular subjects to improve or develop concepts, theories or operational methods for application in industrial and other fields
  • preparing scholarly papers and books. Supervision of other workers may be included.

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

231 University and higher education teachers
232 Vocational education teachers
233 Secondary education teachers
234 Primary school and early childhood teachers
235 Other