2 May 2024

Are you passionate about shaping the future of professional education? We’re excited to announce the re-constitution of our International Education Standards Committee (IESC), which will be opening soon to receive applications to join.

IESC is a committee of the International Management Committee with delegated powers. It is an important body in the Institute being the forum that maintains and develops the content and structure of the Body of Knowledge that forms the basis of our professional status and the suite of professional qualifications across the Institute.

Why should you apply?

  • Collaborate with other educators and experts to update and broaden our professional qualifications
  • Explore creative solutions to enhance the learning experience of the 5,000 global learners we educate each year
  • Shape the direction of our professional qualifications to meet the needs of both today’s learners and those of the future

Desirable skills we are looking for

  • Professional education specialist e.g. extensive work in designing or delivering apprenticeships or occupational standards
  • Deep understanding of National Qualifications Framework(s)
  • Teaching qualification – FHEA, PGCE, PGCHE or similar for your country
  • Learning & Development specialist e.g. Leading career development for a corporate environment
  • Highly-experienced industry practitioner or consultant (with relevant qualifications)
  • Academic operating in our field at a Higher Education Institution
  • Active researcher in our field – currently publishing high-quality outputs
  • Expert facilitator with substantial experience of delivering and evaluating professional qualifications and educational standards
  • International development expertise e.g. Government Advisory Boards for education and skills
  • Criticality and the ability to question and professionally challenge
  • Solutions-focussed approach

Our objectives

The most important strategic objective for 2024-2026, involves the redevelopment of our professional qualifications. As our industry landscape is continually evolving, we will be seeking applications from those whose skills, experience and expertise align with this specific project.

Applications opening soon

It is important that our committee reflects the diversity of our global community, so we would like to welcome and encourage applications from those working in different contexts and countries.

Stay tuned for further updates and information on how, and when, to apply for this exciting and dynamic voluntary role.

For further information or to contact our Education team, please email ruth.francis@ciltinternational.org.