adult education

noun

Definition of adult education

Examples of adult education in a Sentence

The university offers a popular program of adult education.
Recent Examples on the Web As of 2019, only about 45% of Michigan adults possessed post-high school educational credentials, according to a study by the Lumina Foundation, which ranked Michigan 32nd in the nation in adult education. Bill Laitner, Detroit Free Press, 10 June 2021 Clemente Course in the Humanities, an adult education program. BostonGlobe.com, 9 June 2021 The center already had a reputation for listening to residents, Rogers said, and a record of offering resources for housing, adult education and food assistance. Ashley Luthern, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 9 June 2021 And for some other graduates, such as Morene Walter-Watkins, the adult education program was a chance never offered to her as a young woman. Jessika Harkay, courant.com, 7 June 2021 While declines were recorded across all student demographic groups, the college’s adult education programs, which offer GED completion and English as a second language courses, took the biggest hit — a 30% drop, Robinson said. Elyssa Cherney, chicagotribune.com, 5 May 2021 Folks are more into adult education, Bible studies, people are doing it online, and people are tuning in for it. ... Niraj Warikoo, Detroit Free Press, 4 Apr. 2021 For a tour with an adult education staffer, contact Theresa Liska, 440-891-7697 or tliska@polaris.edu. Polaris offers a variety of career-technical programs for middle school, high school and adult students. Carol Kovach, cleveland, 23 Feb. 2021 Last March, Martha Lucy had finished teaching the second of her four-week adult education class on van Gogh. Regan Stephens, Fortune, 20 Mar. 2021

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First Known Use of adult education

1814, in the meaning defined above

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13 Jun 2021

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“Adult education.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/adult%20education. Accessed 21 Jun. 2021.

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adult education

noun

English Language Learners Definition of adult education

: a course of study for adults

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Britannica.com: Encyclopedia article about adult education

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