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Synonyms for education

Synonyms for education

the act, process, or art of imparting knowledge and skill

known facts, ideas, and skill that have been imparted

Synonyms for education

the profession of teaching (especially at a school or college or university)

the result of good upbringing (especially knowledge of correct social behavior)

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the United States federal department that administers all federal programs dealing with education (including federal aid to educational institutions and students)

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The key to measuring investment in formal education is the definition of human wealth as lifetime labor income.
Committee convener Iain Smith said MSPs recognised the "range of work" done by the Executive but were keen to see efforts continue to help those achieving least from formal education.
In recent decades, the literature repeatedly suggests (Brookfield, 1986; Cross, 1981; Livneh & Livneh, 1988; Valentine, 1997) the notion that the more formal education an individual has, the greater the likelihood that he or she will be a lifelong learner.
This assistant would perform tasks that require no experience, or formal education, and very little training.
After witnessing an accident involving a horse-pulled buggy and an automobile at a street intersection, Morgan, with only six years of formal education, put his problem-solving talents to work and created the electric traffic-light signal.
Experience even has a toehold in the hiring queue, as many agencies accept 2 years of military service in lieu of 2 years of college, apparently on the grounds that the experience is somehow equivalent to a formal education.
Useful learning is imparted through the right kind of socialization, formal education, informal and incidental learning, and psychotherapy.
Your point on not having formal education and how others treat you as somewhat less than a complete success appears in all societes.
YOUNG pupils in Wales will start formal education two years later than in England under a radical shake-up of early years schooling.
These skills, which might require formal education and continuing education, include conflict management, listening and negotiation.
McElroy, an individualist anarchist whose formal education ended in high school, categorically rejects the idea that women need special protection under the law--aguably the major legacy of '70s-era feminism.
Never underestimate the practical operator who has had little formal education but who has spent years in the industry.
A small friendly environment can go a long way to alleviating fears, and engendering an atmosphere of trust and confidence, surely a good basis on which to build the foundations of formal education.
In many non-Western societies, family standing, relative levels of "Westernization," rank, and other social characteristics remain significant determinants of social status, as formal education becomes a site for exclusionary practices that reinforce and perpetuate differences in power, prestige, and even wealth.
Another significant characteristic of the Craftsman type is their lack of formal education other than possibly on-the-job training or technical school.
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