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Education Industry

"Illiterate of the 21st century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn." - predicted the futurist Alvin Toffler...

In our days the modern educational services industry can be categorized into 4 major areas: pre-school, elementary education, secondary education, and post-secondary education. Pre-school teachers work with kids of the youngest age, usually age 3 to 5. Primary school teachers are those at the kindergarten through sixth grade level, while secondary teachers educate students at the middle and high school levels. College and university tutors and professors teach at the post-secondary level.

Additionally to teachers, other employees in education are teacher assistants, librarians, administrators, and those who teach particular populations of children, such as those with disabilities. Educators may work at public schools, private schools, in the home as tutors or online classroom instructors, or at charter schools. There are also school counselors, paraprofessionals, bus drivers, cafeteria workers, social workers, and others who contribute to the daily activities of academic institutions.

Education differs from other industries in that the total of job openings is mostly determined by vacillations of the American population, with a greater number of enrolled students resulting in a greater total of job opportunities for educators. (Trends within the education industry may have some impact on the total of jobs available for educators, but in comparison to other industries the effect of industry trends is minimal.) Laws in the United States dictate that all children must attend school until the age of 16. Because of this, the amount of education positions are in kindergarten through 12th grade (K–12) environments, with fewer openings at the pre-school and post-secondary levels.

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