education

  1. knowledge acquired by learning and instruction
  2. the gradual process of acquiring knowledge
  3. the profession of teaching (especially at a school or college or university)
  4. the result of good upbringing (especially knowledge of correct social behavior)

education

In the early days of the Republic, the education of children was completely in the hands of their parents. If his father could read and write, he taught his son to do the same. The father instructed his sons in Roman law, history, customs, and physical training, to prepare for war. Reverence for the gods, respect for law, obedience to authority, an…...

Education

[Schools] The 1992 Education (Schools) Act set up a system of school inspections by the Office for Standards in Education, Children`s Services and Skills (Ofsted). The reports written by independent inspection teams and published by Ofsted are made public and the inspections are carried out according to a National Framework to ensure consis...
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Education

Training and investment in human capital.
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Education

The transmission of knowledge from one generation to another bymeans of direct instruction. Although educational processes exist in all societies, it is only in the modern period that mass education has taken the form of schooling – that is, instruction in specialized educational environments in which individuals spend several years of their...
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education

[n] - knowledge acquired by learning and instruction 2. [n] - the gradual process of acquiring knowledge 3. [n] - the result of good upbringing (especially knowledge of correct social behavior) 4. [n] - the activities of educating or instructing or teaching 5. [n] - the profession of teaching (especially at a school or colleg...
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Education

the social institution guiding the transmission of knowledge, job skills, cultural norms and values
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Education

Activity aimed at developing the knowledge, skills, moral values and understanding required to function effectively in a social environment (see training).
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education

Process, beginning at birth, of developing intellectual capacity, skills, and social awareness, especially by instruction. In its more restricted sense, the term refers to the process of imparting...
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Education

Ed`u·ca'tion noun [ Latin educatio ; confer French éducation .] The act or process of educating; the result of educating, as determined by the knowledge skill, or discipline of character, acquired; also, the act or process of training by a prescribed or customary course of study or discipl...
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education

The act or process of educating; the result of educating, as determined by the knowledge skill, or discipline of character, acquired; also, the act or process of training by a prescribed or customary course of study or discipline; as, an education for the bar or the pulpit; he has finished his education. 'To prepare us for complete living is the fu...
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education

instruction 1 teaching 1 pedagogy 1 didactics noun the activities of educating or instructing; activities that impart knowledge or skill; `he received no formal education`; `our instruction was carefully programmed`;...
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education

noun knowledge acquired by learning and instruction; `it was clear that he had a very broad education`
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education

noun the result of good upbringing (especially knowledge of correct social behavior); `a woman of breeding and refinement`
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Education

• (n.) The act or process of educating; the result of educating, as determined by the knowledge skill, or discipline of character, acquired; also, the act or process of training by a prescribed or customary course of study or discipline; as, an education for the bar or the pulpit; he has finished his education.Education: words in the definitio...
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education

discipline that is concerned with methods of teaching and learning in schools or school-like environments as opposed to various nonformal and ... [122 related articles]
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education

education 1. The imparting and acquiring of knowledge through teaching and learning; especially, at a school or similar institution. 2. The system of educating people in a community or society. After all, what is education but a process by which a person begins to learn how to learn? —Peter Ustinov, in Dear Me; 1977.
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Education

A social science that encompasses teaching and learning specific knowledge, beliefs, and skills. Licensed and practicing teachers in the field use a variety of methods and materials in order to impart a curriculum.
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Education

[Chittenden Memorial Window] Education is a stained-glass window commissioned from Louis Comfort Tiffany`s Tiffany Glass Company during the building of Yale University`s Chittenden Hall (now Linsly-Chittenden Hall, after being connected to a nearby building), funded by Simeon Baldwin Chittenden. Personifications of Art, Science, Religion, a...
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Education

Each EU country is responsible for the organisation of its education and training systems and the content of teaching programmes. In accordance with Article 165 of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union (TFEU), the EU contributes to the development of quality education by encouraging cooperation between EU countries and, if necessary, ...
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education

the quantity and quality of schooling...
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education

education, any process, either formal or informal, that shapes the potential of a maturing organism. Informal education results from the constant effect of environment, and its strength in shaping values and habits can not be overestimated. Formal education is a conscious effort by human society to ...
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education

Click images to enlargeProcess, beginning at birth, of developing intellectual capacity, skills, and social awareness, especially by instruction. In its more restricted sense, the term refers to the process of imparting literacy, numeracy, and a generally accepted body of knowledge. History of education The earliest known...
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Education

[Additional Support for Learning] The Education (Additional Support for Learning) (Scotland) Act 2004 is an Act of the Scottish Parliament that received Royal Assent in 2004. It seeks to redefine the law in Scotland relating to the provision of special education to children with additional needs by establishing a framework for the policies ...
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Education

[Administrative Provisions] The 1907 Education (Administrative Provisions) Act (7 Edw. VII) was an Act of Parliament passed by the Liberal government as part of their Liberal reforms package of welfare reforms. The Act set up school medical services run by local government. ...
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