Teach further education


Instruct adult students, not participating in standard higher education, in the theory and practice of one or several subjects with the aim of self-enrichment, ranging from academic areas such as mathematics and history to practical courses including languages and IT.

Alternative labels

teaches further education
instruct further education
teaching further education
provide further education

Skill type


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Relationships with occupations

Essential skill

Teach further education is an essential skill of the following occupations:

Further education teacher: Further education teachers organise and teach programmes designed specifically for adult learners. They impart a wide spectrum of subjects, ranging from academic areas such as mathematics and history, to trainings for personalitiy development, technical expertise or practical courses like languages and ICT. They teach and support adults aspiring to broaden their knowledge and their personal and professional skills and/or to achieve further qualifications. Further education teachers consider the previous knowledge and the work and life experience of the learners. They individualize their teaching and involve the students in the planning and executing of their learning activities. Further education teachers design reasonable assignments and examinations suitable to their adult learners.

Optional skill

Teach further education is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this skill may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Language school teacher: Language school teachers educate non-age-specific students in a language that is not their native language at a specialised school, not bound by a level of education. They focus less on the academic aspect of language teaching, as opposed to language teachers in secondary or higher education, but instead on the theory and practice that will be most helpful to their students in real-life situations since most choose instruction for either business, immigration or leisure reasons. They organise their classes using a variety of lesson materials, work interactively with the group, and assess and evaluate their individual progress through assignments and examinations, putting emphasis on active language skills such as writing and speaking.




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Last updated on September 20, 2022