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Education vs. Literacy

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Educationnoun

(uncountable) The process of imparting knowledge, skill and judgment.

‘Good education is essential for a well-run society.’;

Literacynoun

The ability to read and write.

Educationnoun

(countable) Facts, skills and ideas that have been learned, either formally or informally.

‘He has had a classical education.’; ‘The educations our children receive depend on their economic status.’;

Literacynoun

Understanding of something (ex. computer literacy).

Educationnoun

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 function which education has to discharge.’;

Literacynoun

State of being literate.

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Educationnoun

the activities of educating or instructing or teaching; activities that impart knowledge or skill;

‘he received no formal education’; ‘our instruction was carefully programmed’; ‘good teaching is seldom rewarded’;

Literacynoun

the ability to read and write

Educationnoun

knowledge acquired by learning and instruction;

‘it was clear that he had a very broad education’;

Literacy

Literacy is popularly understood as an ability to read and write in at least one method of writing, an understanding reflected by mainstream dictionaries. In this view, illiteracy would be considered to be the inability to read and write.Some researchers suggest that the history of interest in the concept of “literacy” can be divided into two periods.

Educationnoun

the gradual process of acquiring knowledge;

‘education is a preparation for life’; ‘a girl's education was less important than a boy's’;

Educationnoun

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

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Educationnoun

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

‘a woman of breeding and refinement’;

Educationnoun

the United States federal department that administers all federal programs dealing with education (including federal aid to educational institutions and students); created 1979

Education

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.

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