Education Policy Researchers, Consultants and Program Officers

(NOC 4166)
 

Career Description

Education policy researchers, consultants and program officers conduct research, produce reports and administer elementary, secondary and post-secondary education policies and programs.

Duties May Include


  • Conduct research, produce reports and administer education policies and programs
  • Evaluate curriculum programs and recommend improvements
  • Develop the structure, content and objectives of new programs
  • Conduct statistical analyses to determine cost and effectiveness of education policies and programs
  • Provide ongoing professional development, training and consultative services to teachers and other professionals throughout the public and private sector
  • Develop teaching materials and other resources for program delivery
  • Deliver presentations at conferences, workshops and symposia
  • May supervise the work of other education policy researchers, consultants or program officers
  • May administer specialized testing and assessment programs.

Examples of Titles

Curriculum developer
Curriculum planner
Education consultant
Education outreach program co-ordinator
Education policy officer
Education program officer
Education researcher
Language assessor
School inspector
Special education co-ordinator

Where They Work

Education policy researchers, consultants and program officers are employed by government departments, school boards, research institutes, professional associations and educational and other organizations throughout the public and private sectors, or they may be self-employed.

Here are some schools that have programs related to this career:

Ontario Tech University
Oshawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Concurrent Education Bachelor; Honours
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Brock University
St. Catharines, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Teacher Education – Consecutive Bachelor
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University of Guelph-Humber
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Early Childhood Studies Bachelor; Honours
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University of Calgary
Calgary, Alberta, CA

Related Program(s):
Education - 2 Year After Degree, Community Based Bachelor; Distance
Education - 2 Year After Degree, On Campus Bachelor
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University of Regina
Regina, Saskatchewan, CA

Related Program(s):
Education - Secondary Bachelor
Education - Community Based Bachelor
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Modified on February 24, 2020