further education principal


Further education principals manage the day-to-day activities of a post-secondary education institute, such as technical institutes and other post-secondary schools. Further education principals make decisions concerning admissions and are responsible for meeting curriculum standards, which facilitate academic development for the students. They manage staff, the school's budget and programmes and oversee the communication between departments. They also ensure the school meets the national education requirements set by law.

Alternative label

  • arts conservatory director

  • FE director

  • further education director

  • technical institute director

  • director of FE college

  • technical institute principal

  • FE principal

  • arts conservatory principal

  • post-secondary school director

  • head of FE college

  • post-secondary school principal

  • college director

  • director of further education college

  • head of further education college

  • post-secondary school headmaster

Regulatory aspect

To see if and how this occupation is regulated in EU Member States, EEA countries or Switzerland please consult the Regulated Professions Database of the Commission. Regulated Professions Database: http://ec.europa.eu/growth/single-market/services/free-movement-professionals/qualifications-recognition_en


Essential skills and competences

Essential Knowledge

Optional skills and competences

Optional Knowledge



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