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adult education

adult education  

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Courses of study offered for learners over the age of compulsory schooling. Sometimes used synonymously with evening classes, adult education encompasses a very wide range of provision, including ...
child-centred

child-centred  

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A conceptual framework for education, popularized in the 1960s as a result of the Plowden Report (1967), in which children's personal, social, physical, and learning needs were to be at the centre of ...
Jean Piaget

Jean Piaget  

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(1896–1980)Swiss psychologist noted for his studies of thought processes in children and widely regarded as one of the most important psychologists of the twentieth century. His descriptions of the ...
management

management  

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The Education Reform Act 1988 resulted in a shift of much of the responsibility for the management of schools from the local authority to the schools themselves. This was known as Local Management of ...
schema

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A plan, diagram, or outline, especially a mental representation of some aspect of experience, based on prior experience and memory, structured in such a way as to facilitate (and sometimes to ...
situated learning

situated learning  

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A model of learning first proposed by Jean Lave and Étienne Wenger, which suggests that learning is a social activity which arises from our engagement with our daily lives. They describe this process ...
sociology of education

sociology of education  

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Education is a philosophical as well as a sociological concept, denoting ideologies, curricula, and pedagogical techniques of the inculcation and management of knowledge and the social reproduction ...
teacher

teacher  

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Although most usually referring to one who teaches in a school, the title of ‘teacher’ also applies in a wider context to include professionals in other educational institutions, as well as those ...

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