Definitions for education
ˌɛdʒ ʊˈkeɪ ʃəned·u·ca·tion
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education, instruction, teaching, pedagogy, didactics, educational activitynoun
the activities of educating or instructing; activities that impart knowledge or skill
"he received no formal education"; "our instruction was carefully programmed"; "good classroom teaching is seldom rewarded"
knowledge acquired by learning and instruction
"it was clear that he had a very broad education"
the gradual process of acquiring knowledge
"education is a preparation for life"; "a girl's education was less important than a boy's"
the profession of teaching (especially at a school or college or university)
education, training, breedingnoun
the result of good upbringing (especially knowledge of correct social behavior)
"a woman of breeding and refinement"
Department of Education, Education Department, Educationnoun
the United States federal department that administers all federal programs dealing with education (including federal aid to educational institutions and students); created 1979
The process or art of imparting knowledge, skill and judgment
A good teacher is essential for a good education
Facts, skills and ideas that have been learned, either formally or informally
Etymology: From educatio, from educo, from educo. See educate.
Samuel Johnson's Dictionary
Formation of manners in youth; the manner of breeding youth; nurture.
Etymology: from educate.
Education and instruction are the means, the one by use, the other by precept, to make our natural faculty of reason both the better and the sooner to judge rightly between truth and error, good and evil. Richard Hooker, b. i. s. 6.
All nations have agreed in the necessity of a strict education, which consisted in the observance of moral duties. Jonathan Swift.
Education is the process of facilitating learning, or the acquisition of knowledge, skills, values, morals, beliefs, and habits. Educational methods include teaching, training, storytelling, discussion and directed research. Education frequently takes place under the guidance of educators, however learners can also educate themselves. Education can take place in formal or informal settings and any experience that has a formative effect on the way one thinks, feels, or acts may be considered educational. The methodology of teaching is called pedagogy. Formal education is commonly divided formally into such stages as preschool or kindergarten, primary school, secondary school and then college, university, or apprenticeship. There are movements for education reforms, such as for improving quality and efficiency of education towards applicable relevance in the students' lives and efficient problem solving in modern or future society at large or for evidence-based education methodologies. A right to education has been recognized by some governments and the United Nations. Global initiatives aim at achieving the Sustainable Development Goal 4, which promotes quality education for all. In most regions, education is compulsory up to a certain age.
Education is the process of acquiring knowledge, skills, values, and attitudes through various structured methods such as teaching, training, studying, or research. It encompasses a broad range of activities that foster intellectual, social, emotional, and physical development, enabling individuals to understand the world around them, make informed decisions, and effectively contribute to society. Education can take place in formal settings like schools or universities as well as informal environments such as homes, communities, or workplaces.
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
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
as conceived of by Ruskin, and alone worthy of the name, "the leading human souls to what is best, and making what is best out of them"; and attained, "not by telling a man what he knew not, but by making him what he was not."
The Roycroft Dictionary
A form of self-delusion by those who muff every good wheeze.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
Acquisition of knowledge as a result of instruction in a formal course of study.
To educate for a specific purpose.
Education is vital across the world to ensure we all work in unity and harmony with each other, the animals and nature.
Submitted by MaryC on February 13, 2020
British National Corpus
Spoken Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'education' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #317
Written Corpus Frequency
Rank popularity for the word 'education' in Written Corpus Frequency: #715
Rank popularity for the word 'education' in Nouns Frequency: #110
The numerical value of education in Chaldean Numerology is: 9
The numerical value of education in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2
You can keep me out of Harvard, but you cannot keep me uneducated. As long as there are books to read, I control my education. We will fight to dismantle the barriers in higher education, but we own the education of our minds.
It’s a mutually beneficial program that brings experienced foreign teachers with specialized training and education into American classrooms, u.S. children receive bilingual teaching experiences, learn about other cultures and countries, and benefit from the teachers ’ expertise in areas such as special education, STEM education and foreign language.
The things taught in colleges and schools are not an education, but the means of education.
This impasse is disrupting the lives of too many kids and their families, last week, I submitted a budget to the Legislature that would make the largest ever investment in K through 12 education, help pay down billions in school district pension debt and provide substantial new funding for special education and early education.
Education is a social process. Education is growth. Education is, not a preparation for life; education is life itself.
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- opvoeding, onderwysAfrikaans
- تربية, تعليم, ثقافة, التعليمArabic
- təlim, təhsil, tərbiyə, maarifAzerbaijani
- educacióCatalan, Valencian
- vzdělání, vzděláváníCzech
- uddannelse, undervisningDanish
- Schulung, Aufklärung, Ausbildung, Unterricht, Bildung, ErziehungGerman
- μόρφωση, εκπαίδευσηGreek
- edukado, edukoEsperanto
- آموزش, معرفت, تعلیم, تحصیلاتPersian
- kasvatus, koulutus, opetusFinnish
- enseignement, éducationFrench
- ûnderwiisWestern Frisian
- teagasg, foghlaimScottish Gaelic
- nevelés, oktatás, műveltségHungarian
- ուսում, կրթությունArmenian
- istruzione, educazioneItalian
- оқу, ағарту, білім беруKazakh
- 教育, 교육Korean
- پهروهرده, زانیاریKurdish
- билим берүү, агартууKyrgyz
- cultus, educationLatin
- ugdymas, lavinimas, auklėjimas, išsilavinimasLithuanian
- audzināšana, izglītībaLatvian
- akoranga mataurangaMāori
- pendidikan, pelajaranMalay
- ပညာရေး, ပညာBurmese
- utdannelse, utdanningNorwegian
- opvoeding, onderwijsDutch
- utdanning, utdaningNorwegian Nynorsk
- edukacja, wykształceniePolish
- educação, ensinoPortuguese
- educație, învățământ, educareRomanian
- образование, просвещение, обучение, воспитаниеRussian
- prosvjeta, ȉzobrazba, одгајивање, просвета, vaspitanje, образовање, obrazovanje, prosveta, nȁobrazba, odgoj, odgajivanje, васпитање, просвјетаSerbo-Croatian
- අධ්යාපනයSinhala, Sinhalese
- izobraževanje, izobrazbaSlovene
- edukim, arsimAlbanian
- utbildning, undervisningSwedish
- magaryf, terbiýeleýiş, bilimTurkmen
- maʻrifat, maorif, tahsilUzbek
- giáo dục, sự, 教育Vietnamese
- חינוך, בילדונגYiddish
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