Profession curriculum administrator

Curriculum administrators develop and improve the curricula of education institutions. They analyse the quality of existing curricula and work towards improvement. They communicate with education professionals to ensure an accurate analysis. They report on curriculum developments and perform administrative duties.

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Personality Type

  • Enterprising / Social


  • Curriculum standards

    The governmental policies concerning educational curricula and the approved curricula from specific educational institutions.

  • Pedagogy

    The discipline that concerns the theory and practice of education including the various instructional methods for educating individuals or groups.


  • Identify education needs

    Identify the needs of students, organisations and companies in terms of provision of education in order to aid in the development of curricula and education policies.

  • Cooperate with education professionals

    Communicate with teachers or other professionals working in education in order to identify needs and areas of improvement in education systems, and to establish a collaborative relationship.

  • Advise on teaching methods

    Advise education professionals on the proper adaptation of curricula in lesson plans, classroom management, professional conduct as a teacher, and other activities and methods related to teaching.

  • Develop curriculum

    Develop and plan the learning goals and outcomes for education institutions, as well as the required teaching methods and potential education resources.

  • Evaluate education programmes

    Evaluate ongoing training programmes and advise on potential optimisation.

  • Monitor educational developments

    Monitor the changes in educational policies, methodologies and research by reviewing relevant literature and liaising with education officials and institutions.

  • Monitor curriculum implementation

    Monitor the steps taken in educational institutions to implement the approved learning curriculum for said institution to ensure adherence and the use of proper teaching methods and resources.

  • Ensure curriculum adherence

    Ensure that educational institutions, teachers, and other education officials adhere to the approved curriculum during educational activities and planning.

  • Maintain relationships with government agencies

    Establish and maintain cordial working relationships with peers in different governmental agencies.

  • Analyse the training market

    Analyse the market in the training industry in terms of its attractiveness taking market growth rate, trends, size and other elements into account.

  • Analyse curriculum

    Analyse the existing curricula of educational institutions and from government policy in order to identify gaps or issues, and to develop improvements.

  • Advise on lesson plans

    Analyse policy issues which impact on students’ experience of education. Advise on the ways in which lesson plans for specific lessons can be improved in order to reach education goals, engage the students and adhere to the curriculum.

Optional knowledge and skills

inspect education institutions e-learning advise on curriculum development establish educational network ensure compliance with policies advise on legislative acts present reports budgetary principles provide feedback to teachers special needs education develop e-learning plan develop a pedagogical concept learning technologies implement strategic planning think analytically

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