adult education
noun Date: 1851 continuing education

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  • adult education — a program of noncredit courses for adults regardless of previous education, offered typically by a university extension or institute. Also called continued education, continuing education. [1850 55] * * * also called  Continuing Education … …   Universalium

  • adult education — noun a course (via lectures or correspondence) for adults who are not otherwise engaged in formal study (Freq. 1) • Hypernyms: ↑course, ↑course of study, ↑course of instruction, ↑class * * * noun [noncount] : a course of study for adults :… …   Useful english dictionary

  • adult education —    Local authorities autonomously organize adult education services. However, the Education Reform Act of 1988 makes it a duty of Local Education Authorities (LEAs) to provide adequate further education provision for mature students. The main… …   Encyclopedia of contemporary British culture

  • adult education — N UNCOUNT Adult education is education for adults in a variety of subjects, most of which are practical, not academic. Classes are often held in the evenings. Adult education centres offer many courses in cooking and dressmaking …   English dictionary

  • adult education — suaugusiųjų švietimas statusas T sritis Švietimas ir mokslas apibrėžtis Visuma švietimo priemonių, tenkinančių suaugusių asmenų bendrojo ar profesinio mokymosi poreikius. atitikmenys: angl. adult education pranc. éducation des adultes, f …   Aiškinamasis kvalifikacijų sistemos terminų žodynas

  • adult education — adult edu cation n [U] education provided for adults outside schools and universities, usually by means of classes that are held in the evening …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • adult education — adult edu cation noun uncount educational classes for adults that are often taught in the evenings …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • adult education — /əˌdʌlt ɛdʒəˈkeɪʃən/ (say uh.dult ejuh kayshuhn), /ˌædʌlt/ (say .adult) noun the education of adults beyond the formal schooling system, especially in non vocational courses …   Australian English dictionary

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