GC: n

S: GOV – (last access: 3 June 2020); THEG – (last access: 3 June 2020).

N: 1. In 1530s, “child-rearing,” also “the training of animals,” from Middle French education (14c.) and directly from Latin educationem(nominative educatio) “a rearing, training,” noun of action from past-participle stem of educare. Mid-15c., educaten, “bring up (children), to train,” from Latin educatus, past participle of educare “bring up, rear, educate” (source also of Italian educare, Spanish educar). Originally, of instruction in social codes and manners; meaning “systematic schooling and training for work” is from 1610s.
2. Two main meanings:
The action or process of educating or of being educated alsoa stage of such a process.
The knowledge and development resulting from the process of being educated.
3. All those activities including instruction, which provide knowledge and skills to workers so that they may work safely with, or in proximity to, controlled products in the workplace.
4. Collocations:
Adj. + noun: decent, excellent, first-class, good; poor; compulsory; formal; adult, further, higher, pre-school, primary, secondary; university; professional, vocational; all-round; health, religious, sex; full-time, part-time; public, state; private.
Verb + noun: have, receive; give sb, provide (sb with); enter; continue, extend; leave; complete, finish.
Noun + noun: authority, committee, department, ministry, sector, service, system; minister, officer, official; policy; reform; campaign, initiative, programme, project, scheme; facilities, materials, resources; class, course; centre, college, establishment, institution.
Prep.: in; through ~ ; ~ about.
5. Cultural Interrelation: Democracy and education: an introduction to the philosophy of education (1916) by John Dewey (1859-1952).

S: 1. OED –; (last access: 3 June 2020). 2. MW – (last access: 3 June 2020). 3. TERMIUM PLUS – (last access: 3 June 2020). 4. OCD – (last access: 17 July 2020). 5. Worldcat – (last access: 17 July 2020).


CR: dean, distance learning, doctor, e-learning, European Credit Transfer and Accumulation System, faculty, social worker, teacher.