continuing education


Definition of continuing education

: formal courses of study for adult part-time students

Examples of continuing education in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Six others earned $2,500 scholarships for continuing education and four more received $2,500 to pursue a skilled trade. Christina Hall, Detroit Free Press, 7 May 2022 Andrews, as well as the other 18 faculty, will receive $5,000 each to complete the professional development and continuing education requirements to maintain their Certified Nurse Educator credential. Tony Roberts, Baltimore Sun, 26 Apr. 2022 Fall registration is now open and students can register by visiting and searching for the fall 2022 continuing education schedule. Gary Warth, San Diego Union-Tribune, 13 May 2022 The state also sets aside $3.5 million a year to train medical professionals to do the procedure, something Democrats say is a critical continuing education investment and Republicans viewed as an inappropriate use of tax dollars. Washington Post, 9 Apr. 2022 Colleges, continuing education training providers, and even employers now offer an array of short-term credential programs. Lindsay Daugherty, Fortune, 5 Apr. 2022 The initiatives include flexible work schedules, paid parental leave, continuing education benefits and more. Megan Stringer, San Antonio Express-News, 9 Mar. 2022 This scheduling model destabilizes earnings; disrupts access to childcare, continuing education and supplementary incomes; and could ultimately affect an individual’s quality of life. Joshua Siler, Forbes, 18 Mar. 2022 The company’s commitment to continuing education has fundamentally reshaped Elkordy’s approach to hiring. Fortune, 22 Feb. 2022 See More

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First Known Use of continuing education

1927, in the meaning defined above

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19 Jun 2022

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“Continuing education.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Jun. 2022.

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