Topic outline of education

:"For a more comprehensive list, see the List of education topics."

Education is the process by which an individual is encouraged and enabled to develop his or her potential; it may also serve the purpose of equipping the individual with what is necessary to be a productive member of society. Through teaching and learning, the individual acquires and develops knowledge and skills. There is an important distinction between "education", which relates to a transactive process between a teacher and student, and "learning", which is a process that happens internally for a student.

The following outline is provided as an overview of and introduction to education:

Essence of education

: "Main article: Education"


* College
* Homework
* Learning
* Library
* School
* Student
* Study skills
* Teacher
* University

Branches of education

Education by level


* Preschool education
* Primary education
* Secondary education
* Higher education
* Autodidacticism

Education by sector


* Academia
* Adult education
* Alternative education
* Public education
* Private education

Education by specialization or department


* Agricultural education
* Art education
* Business education
* Chemistry education
* Distance education
* Gifted education
* Legal education
* Mathematics education
* Medical education
* Music education
* Physics education
* Religious education
* Science education
* Special education
* Sex education
* Vocational education

Academic disciplines

Education by region

Degrees and certifications in the field of education


* Bachelor of Education
* Master of Education
* Doctor of Education

History of education

: "Main article: History of education"


* History of academia
* Classical education
* History of education in China
* History of education in India
* History of education in Japan
* History of education in the United States
* Popular education

Types of schools

Basic education concepts


* Adult education
* Alternative education
* Behavior modification
* Board of education
* Book
* Collaborative learning
* College
* Comparative education
* Compulsory education
* Continuing education
* Curriculum
* Democratic school
* Department of Education
* Developmental Education
* e-learning
* Educational animation
* Educational philosophies
* Educational psychology
* Educational technology
* Efficient learning method
* Experiential education
* Free education
* Glossary of education-related terms
* Grade (education)
* Homework
* Humanistic education
* Instructional technology
* Language education
* Learning
* Learning 2.0
* Learning by teaching (LdL)
* Learning community
* Library
* Lifelong education
* List of educators
* Medical education
* Online learning community
* Over-education
* Progressive education
* Remedial Education
* School
* Single-sex education
* Socialization
* Student
* Study skills
* Taxonomy of Educational Objectives (Bloom's Taxonomy)
* Teacher
* Tertiary education
* University
* Vocational education

Education scholars and leaders in education

* John Taylor Gatto

Education lists

: "Main article: Glossary of education-related terms and List of education topics"

* List of education articles by country
* List of educators
* List of schools
* Lists of universities and colleges

External links

* [http://www.inca.org.uk/ international review of curriculum and assessment framework] a very useful website that provides information about many countries in developed world about their education system.
* [http://womennewsnetwork.net/2007/08/28/%e2%80%9ceducate-a-woman-you-educate-a-nation%e2%80%9d-%e2%80%93-south-africa-aims-to-improve-its-education-for-girls/ "Educate a Woman, You Educate a Nation" - South Africa Aims to Improve its Education for Girls] WNN - Women News Network. August 28, 2007. Lys Anzia
* [http://www.worldbank.org/education World Bank Education]
* [http://www.unesco.org/iiep UNESCO - International Institute for Educational Planning]
* [http://nt5.scbbs.com/cgi-bin/om_isapi.dll?clientID=295516&infobase=iwde.nfo&softpage=PL_frame UNESCO IBE Database: Information on almost every education system in the world]
* [http://stats.uis.unesco.org/ReportFolders/ReportFolders.aspx?CS_referer=&CS_ChosenLang=en UNESCO Institute for Statistics: International comparable statistics on education systems]
* [http://tools.wikimedia.de/~daniel/WikiSense/CategoryTree.php?&wikilang=en&wikifam=.wikipedia.org&m=a&art=on&userlang=en&cat=Education Wikipedia Education category tree]
* [http://moodle.ed.uiuc.edu/wiked WikEd] is a Wiki set up specificially for educators and education research.
* [http://www.infed.org/ The Encyclopedia of Informal Education]
* [http://tip.psychology.org/ The Theory Into Practice Database]
* [http://campaigns.wikia.com/wiki/Education Education politics] at Wikia
* [http://www.tlc.li The Literacy Council Citizen Advocates for Quality Education]


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