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Synonyms for academic

Synonyms for academic

characterized by a narrow concern for book learning and formal rules, without knowledge or experience of practical matters

concerned primarily with theories rather than practical matters

Synonyms for academic

an educator who works at a college or university

hypothetical or theoretical and not expected to produce an immediate or practical result

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marked by a narrow focus on or display of learning especially its trivial aspects

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The specialist said in places where Integrated Learning Therapy efficiency had been tested, it had proven successful adding that it had helped teachers and parents understand that children could not to be blamed when their systems did not support them academically and behaviour wise.
We are not all academically equal; we need diverse talents to provide a workable and stimulating society and need the relevant schools to ensure that is possible, both grammar and technical.
Meanwhile, the British ambassador to Oman, Jonathan Wilks, congratulated the successful Chevening scholars and said that Chevening offers a unique opportunity for future leaders to develop professionally and academically.
And it consistently performs well academically, with the proportion of pupils passing five or more GCSEs at A* to C including English and mathematics being consistently signifi-cantly above average.
Originally from California and a graduate of the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA), Lockett made his mark academically and on the football field for the Bruins before moving on to play professionally for both the New England Patriots and the New York Jets, for which he most recently completed the 2013 season.
Henry (pictured) says: "Teachers and other people used to tell me I'd never achieve anything because I'm in the bottom 3% academically in America.
I love my job, I love seeing a student who isn't "academically bright" communicate/design/make something that's innovative and imaginative.
Summary: Al Jalila Foundation has announced a scholarship programme that will dedicate Dh3 million per year to empower academically and financially deserving Emirati medical students.
MARLBORO - Ten students from The Advanced Math and Science Academy Charter School were recently honored as some of the brightest in the nation at a statewide awards ceremony for academically advanced children sponsored by The Johns Hopkins University Center for Talented Youth.
Through this programme, so far 563 Pakistani university faculty and researchers holding PhD degrees have been provided opportunity to work at leading higher education institutions and state-of-the-art laboratories of academically advanced countries.
Laghari has said that under Post-Doctoral Fellowship Programme of Higher Education Commission (HEC), Pakistani scholars are acquiring new technologies and knowledge from academically advanced countries.
14 ( ANI ): If a student's friends are doing academically better than them at school, their own marks improved over time, a study has revealed.
* SIR - By shunting off the less academically gifted youngsters into a comprehensive system, the left believed that they could ease their conscience by creating a far more equal society, whereas in reality they did quite the opposite!