Teaching professionals

ISCO-08 code

23

Description

Teaching professionals teach the theory and practice of one or more disciplines at different educational levels; conduct research; improve or develop concepts, theories and operational methods pertaining to their particular discipline; and prepare scholarly papers and books. Competent performance in most occupations in this sub-major group requires skills at the fourth ISCO skill level.
Tasks performed by workers in this sub-major group usually include:  conducting classes, courses, or tutorials at a particular educational level for educational and vocational purposes, including private lessons; conducting adult literacy programmes; teaching and educating persons with learning difficulties or special needs; designing and modifying curricula; inspecting and advising on teaching methods and aids; participating in decisions concerning the organization of teaching  and related activities at schools and universities; conducting research in particular subjects to improve or develop concepts, theories or operational methods for application in industrial and other fields; preparing scholarly papers and books.  Supervision of other workers may be included.
Occupations in this sub-major group are classified into the following minor group:
231 University and Higher Education Teachers
232 Vocational Education Teachers
233 Secondary Education Teachers 
234 Primary School and Early Childhood Teachers
235 Other Teaching Professionals

Hierarchy

Narrower ISCO groups

Concept URI

http://data.europa.eu/esco/isco/C23