Job description Distance Education Program Co-ordinator near Calgary (AB)

Find out what work is like for a distance education program co-ordinator in Canada. This work description is applicable to all Education policy researchers, consultants and program officers (NOC 4166).

Education policy researchers, consultants and program officers

Description

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

Job duties

  • This group performs some or all of the following duties:
  • 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.

Job titles

  • special education co-ordinator
  • education consultant
  • curriculum developer
  • education policy officer
  • education program co-ordinator
  • education program officer
  • supervisor, education policy
  • education researcher
  • education outreach program co-ordinator
  • curriculum planner

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