Definition of schooling in English:



  • Education or training received, especially at school.

    ‘his parents paid for his schooling’
    • ‘Traditionally, there has been a fee for primary and lower secondary schooling; thereafter, education is free.’
    • ‘This will lead to more private schooling and fewer state schools.’
    • ‘Learning is respected, and education past secondary schooling is highly valued, in part as a route to high-paying occupations.’
    • ‘Those with the diagnosis were more likely to be older, have a grade school education (completed schooling to age 12), and be unmarried in mid-life.’
    • ‘Today, most children begin school at age seven or eight and receive some schooling for at least several years.’
    • ‘She had internalized the national development messages of schooling, and often replicated them in her own speech.’
    • ‘The schooling received is generally very poor.’
    • ‘Worst of all, many schoolchildren have to face dropping out after primary schooling because secondary education is not free.’
    • ‘It is quite clear that teachers, education and schooling have received a raw deal from popular cinema, which tends toward the negative and derogatory in its representations.’
    • ‘It is not a coincidence that these populations are the ones with the least amount of formal schooling or secondary education.’
    • ‘Through high school my schooling was in Catholic Schools.’
    • ‘The cause of the Claimant's lack of schooling or education during the autumn of 2001 is more complex to ascertain.’
    • ‘The teenagers continued their schooling by correspondence.’
    • ‘He received little formal schooling, but he was bright, energetic, and literate.’
    • ‘Stay strong, don't give up on your dreams, and never let your schooling interfere with your education.’
    • ‘Only those who had received some schooling and retained contact with literate family members in Ireland met these conditions; the poorest emigrants clearly did not.’
    • ‘When the market came tumbling down in October 1929 Moishe was there to see it; he later thought this an education unlike anything he had received in his formal schooling.’
    • ‘Educational neglect occurs when a child is allowed to engage in chronic truancy, or is of mandatory school age but not receiving schooling.’
    • ‘I learnt that he had come to the United States as a Jewish refugee from Germany, at the age of 14, to have his schooling and university education in New England.’
    • ‘Although, on average, students would receive fewer years of formal schooling, this would not translate into less educated students, for the time spent in school would be used far more efficiently.’
    education, teaching, tuition, instruction, tutoring, tutelage, pedagogy, andragogy
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