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School vs. Education

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Schoolnoun

(collective) A group of fish or a group of marine mammals such as porpoises, dolphins, or whales.

‘The divers encountered a huge school of mackerel.’;

Educationnoun

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

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

Schoolnoun

A multitude.

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.’;

Schoolnoun

An institution dedicated to teaching and learning; an educational institution.

‘Our children attend a public school in our neighborhood.’; ‘Harvard University is a famous American postsecondary school.’;

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.’;

Schoolnoun

(British) An educational institution providing primary and secondary education, prior to tertiary education (college or university).

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’;

Schoolnoun

(UK) At Eton College, a period or session of teaching.

‘Divinity, history and geography are studied for two schools per week.’;

Educationnoun

knowledge acquired by learning and instruction;

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

Schoolnoun

Within a larger educational institution, an organizational unit, such as a department or institute, which is dedicated to a specific subject area.

‘We are enrolled in the same university, but I attend the School of Economics and my brother is in the School of Music.’;

Educationnoun

the gradual process of acquiring knowledge;

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

Schoolnoun

An art movement, a community of artists.

Educationnoun

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

Schoolnoun

The followers of a particular doctrine; a particular way of thinking or particular doctrine; a school of thought.

‘These economists belong to the monetarist school.’;

Educationnoun

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

‘a woman of breeding and refinement’;

Schoolnoun

The time during which classes are attended or in session in an educational institution.

‘I'll see you after school.’;

Educationnoun

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

Schoolnoun

The room or hall in English universities where the examinations for degrees and honours are held.

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.

Schoolnoun

The canons, precepts, or body of opinion or practice, sanctioned by the authority of a particular class or age.

‘He was a gentleman of the old school.’;

Schoolnoun

An establishment offering specialized instruction, as for driving, cooking, typing, coding, etc.

Schoolverb

(of fish) To form into, or travel in a school.

Schoolverb

(transitive) To educate, teach, or train (often, but not necessarily, in a school.)

‘Many future prime ministers were schooled in Eton.’;

Schoolverb

(transitive) To defeat emphatically, to teach an opponent a harsh lesson.

Schoolverb

(transitive) To control, or compose, one's expression.

‘She took care to school her expression, not giving away any of her feelings.’;

Schoolnoun

A shoal; a multitude; as, a school of fish.

Schoolnoun

A place for learned intercourse and instruction; an institution for learning; an educational establishment; a place for acquiring knowledge and mental training; as, the school of the prophets.

‘Disputing daily in the school of one Tyrannus.’;

Schoolnoun

A place of primary instruction; an establishment for the instruction of children; as, a primary school; a common school; a grammar school.

‘As he sat in the school at his primer.’;

Schoolnoun

A session of an institution of instruction.

‘How now, Sir Hugh! No school to-day?’;

Schoolnoun

One of the seminaries for teaching logic, metaphysics, and theology, which were formed in the Middle Ages, and which were characterized by academical disputations and subtilties of reasoning.

‘At Cambridge the philosophy of Descartes was still dominant in the schools.’;

Schoolnoun

The room or hall in English universities where the examinations for degrees and honors are held.

Schoolnoun

An assemblage of scholars; those who attend upon instruction in a school of any kind; a body of pupils.

‘What is the great community of Christians, but one of the innumerable schools in the vast plan which God has instituted for the education of various intelligences?’;

Schoolnoun

The disciples or followers of a teacher; those who hold a common doctrine, or accept the same teachings; a sect or denomination in philosophy, theology, science, medicine, politics, etc.

‘Let no man be less confident in his faith . . . by reason of any difference in the several schools of Christians.’;

Schoolnoun

The canons, precepts, or body of opinion or practice, sanctioned by the authority of a particular class or age; as, he was a gentleman of the old school.

Schoolnoun

Figuratively, any means of knowledge or discipline; as, the school of experience.

Schoolverb

To train in an institution of learning; to educate at a school; to teach.

‘He's gentle, never schooled, and yet learned.’;

Schoolverb

To tutor; to chide and admonish; to reprove; to subject to systematic discipline; to train.

‘It now remains for you to school your child,And ask why God's Anointed be reviled.’; ‘The mother, while loving her child with the intensity of a sole affection, had schooled herself to hope for little other return than the waywardness of an April breeze.’;

Schoolnoun

an educational institution;

‘the school was founded in 1900’;

Schoolnoun

a building where young people receive education;

‘the school was built in 1932’; ‘he walked to school every morning’;

Schoolnoun

the process of being formally educated at a school;

‘what will you do when you finish school?’;

Schoolnoun

an educational institution's faculty and students;

‘the school keeps parents informed’; ‘the whole school turned out for the game’;

Schoolnoun

the period of instruction in a school; the time period when schools is in session;

‘stay after school’; ‘he didn't miss a single day of school’; ‘when the school day was done we would walk home together’;

Schoolnoun

a body of creative artists or writers or thinkers linked by a similar style or by similar teachers;

‘the Venetian school of painting’;

Schoolnoun

a large group of fish;

‘a school of small glittering fish swam by’;

Schoolverb

educate in or as if in a school;

‘The children are schooled at great cost to their parents in private institutions’;

Schoolverb

train to be discriminative in taste or judgment;

‘Cultivate your musical taste’; ‘Train your tastebuds’; ‘She is well schooled in poetry’;

Schoolverb

swim in or form a large group of fish;

‘A cluster of schooling fish was attracted to the bait’;

School

A school is an educational institution designed to provide learning spaces and learning environments for the teaching of students (or ) under the direction of teachers. Most countries have systems of formal education, which is sometimes compulsory.

‘pupils’;

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