further education


Definition of further education


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Recent Examples on the Web Such children and their families might decide further education is futile. Washington Post, "Schools in India have been closed since March. The costs to children are mounting.," 30 Dec. 2020 Canisius College: Canisius College student-athlete Alexis Agee of Medina, is helping to further education about social justice and combat racial injustice by participating in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference’s United for Justice campaign. Sam Boyer, cleveland, "Outdoor performances among college innovations," 19 Nov. 2020 For Rodney, that means training police and further education for people about how to interact with the officers. Cameron Knight, The Enquirer, "'People shouldn't be scared to protest': Milford couple recounts arrests during demonstrations," 30 Oct. 2020 There is some hope that further education about contact tracing will help the situation. John Timmer, Ars Technica, "Is it too late for the US to execute a pandemic plan?," 30 Oct. 2020 For Letterman, each of these episodes offered him a further education in the evolution of entertainment and deeper insights as an interviewer and observer of human nature. Dave Itzkoff, New York Times, "David Letterman Isn’t Here to Cheer You Up This Time," 19 Oct. 2020 The reforms will be backed by 1.5 billion pounds ($1.9 billion) in capital expenditure for further education college buildings, Johnson’s office said in a statement. Alex Morales, Bloomberg.com, "Boris Johnson Says U.K. Is Failing to Give Business Skilled Workers," 29 Sep. 2020 This was a great group of students moving on to further education with a strong record of success in high school, organizers said. courant.com, "Community News For The Farmington Valley Edition," 21 Aug. 2020 These students are all going on to further education through college or technical school. courant.com, "Community News For The Farmington Valley Edition," 21 Aug. 2020

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First Known Use of further education

1937, in the meaning defined above

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15 Jan 2021

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“Further education.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/further%20education. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of further education

British : courses of study for adults

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