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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.
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- 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.
Outlook & Prospects for Education Policy Researchers, Consultants and Program Officers in Halifax Region
The future forecast and current conditions for an occupation can vary based on location or due to changes in the economy, technology, or demand for a product or service.
Local Employment Potential Information
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Currently the chances of qualified Education Policy Researchers, Consultants and Program Officers finding employment are considered to be fair in the local area. Any opportunities tend to be contract work that originates from a government funded department or agency and this employment is often short term.
In addition to employment opportunities locally, opportunities may exist in other areas of the province or in other regions of the country. People who are able to work elsewhere may want to research opportunities for this occupation in other labour markets within Nova Scotia and across the country. The future employment outlook for Education Policy Researchers, Consultants and Program Officers in Nova Scotia is expected to be fair over the next 5 years.
Additional information on Education Policy Researchers, Consultants and Program Officers (opportunities in other areas, training, who hires, current job openings, statistics and other information), is available on other parts of this web site.
Local Labour Market News
Week of Feb 25 – Mar 01, 2013
- Sandler Training Halifax, a distance training business, has a new arrangement with its corporate headquarters that will allow the company to broaden its market and eventually add staff
Week of Feb 11 – Feb 15, 2013
- Dartmouth-based Atlantic Systems Corp will be hiring more staff in the spring as it develops courseware to be used in federal Defence Department training programs
Week of Jan 21 – Jan 25, 2013
- Members of the faculty association at Mount Saint Vincent University in Halifax voted in favour of a collective agreement with salary increases of 5.5% over three years. Support staff also reached a tentative deal.
Week of May 28 – Jun 01, 2012
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