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Adult Educator


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In North America today, many employers are looking for applicants who have some education beyond secondary school. Not every young person has the money, desire or time to go to university or college right out of high school. Instead, they choose to return to school as adults. Learning as an adult is different from learning as a 20-year-old. Adult students have families, mortgages, and often, full-time careers. These students are looking to advance in their present job, or learn to speak a new language in preparation for a trip. Adult educators work in community centers, at colleges and in businesses, teaching everything from two-hour classes to six-month courses.

They teach a variety of subject matter, including community and health services, business and computers, performing arts, trades training, dental hygiene, welding, law, security, cooking, literacy, film studies, and mechanics, to name but a few. They are experts in their subjects. Sometimes, they are practicing writers, artists, mechanics or chefs, who have decided to teach their skills to others as a career change.

Regardless of their training and experience, they all have the same goals when it comes to their jobs -- they want to help older students become successful, well-trained experts in their chosen field. They supply students with knowledge and skills that they wouldn't be able to get from anywhere or anyone else.
 
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Sources:
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition, http://www.bls.gov/ooh/
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Employment Statistics, 2002, http://www.bls.gov/oes/2002/oes_nat.htm

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