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What is Education?

Education is defined as the activities of educating or instructing; activities that impart knowledge or skill. Education encompasses teaching and learning specific skills, and also something less tangible but more profound: the imparting of knowledge, good judgement and wisdom. Education has as one of its fundamental goals the imparting of culture from generation to generation.

Related Career Titles
Adult Education TeacherAlumni Relations CoordAthletic Coach
Athletic DirectorChild Life SpecialistCurriculum Specialist
Day Care AdministratorEducation ManagementEduc. Materials Sales
Education-Training AdminStudent Personnel AdminStudent Admissions Admin
Student Affairs AdminEducational ResourceEducational Therapist
Elementary TeacherEmployee TrainerFinancial Aid Counselor
Grant WriterGuidance CounselorHistoric Site Administrator
Instructor, College/UniverKindergarten TeacherLibrarian
TutorTeacher, Industrial ArtsMedia Center Specialist
Missionary WorkerPhysical Education InstructorPreschool Administrator
Registrar/Admissions DirTraining SpecialistResource Teacher
School PsychologistSecondary School TeacherSocial Services Volunteer
Speech PathologistVocational Rehab CounselorSpecial Education Admin

Related Major Skills
Ability to teach / trainWriting and presenting
OrganizationDealing with parents or guardians
Summarizing ideasFlexibility
CreativityExplaining ideas clearly
Decision makingPlanning
Lesson planningAbility to teach to different learning levels
Team playerComputer skills
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