2351-Education methods specialists

Job Title ( International classification ): 
Education methods specialists
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Job Description: 
Education methods specialists conduct research and develop or advise on teaching methods, courses and aids. They review and examine teachers' work, the functioning of educational institutions and the results achieved and recommend changes and improvements.

Main Tasks include -

  • (a) researching into current developments in curricula, teaching methods and other educational practices, and advising on necessary changes and possible improvements
  • (b) evaluating and advising on contents of courses and methods of examination
  • (c) researching into audio-visual and other teaching aids and advising on, planning and organising their introduction in educational establishments
  • (d) documenting subjects and courses developed, and evaluating new courses
  • (e) providing ongoing professional development, training and consultative services to teachers
  • (f) organizing and conducting workshops and conferences to train teachers in new programs and methods
  • (g) developing the structure, content and objectives of new educational courses and programs
  • (h) visiting schools periodically and conferring with administrative and teaching staff on questions relating to curricula, teaching methods, equipment and other matters
  • (i) visiting classrooms to observe teaching techniques and to evaluate teachers performance, and scholastic results obtained
  • (j) preparing reports and making recommendations to educational authorities concerning possible changes and improvements in curricula, teaching methods, and other matters.

Examples of the occupations classified here:
- Curriculum coordinator
- Curriculum developer
- Education methods specialist
- Teaching aids specialist
- School inspector


Some related occupations classified elsewhere:
- Educational psychologist ? 2634
- School counsellor ? 2359
- Student advisor - 2359

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