Education FAQs:

Q: Is education the process of facilitating learning?

A: Yes, or the acquisition of knowledge, skills, values, beliefs, and habits.

Q: Is education Stanford, Princeton, Duke, Johns Hopkins, Edinburgh, U?

A: Yes, Penn, U. Michigan, U. Virginia, U. Washington, and Caltech.

Q: Is education essential for countries to be able to achieve high levels of economic growth?

A: Yes.

Q: Is education commonly divided formally into such stages as preschool or kindergarten?

A: Yes, and primary school, secondary school and then college, university, or apprenticeship.

Q: Is education also becoming a commodity no longer reserved for children?

A: Yes.

Q: Is education therefore very important to national economies?

A: Yes, and both as a significant industry in its own right and as a source of trained and educated personnel for the rest of the economy.

Q: Was education only provided to people with severe disabilities?

A: Yes, but more recently it has been opened to anyone who has experienced difficulty learning.

Q: Is education one of the eight international Millennium Development Goals?

A: Yes, and towards which progress has been made in the past decade, though barriers still remain.

Q: Is education "the philosophical study of education and its problems its central subject matter is education, and its methods are those of philosophy"?

A: Yes, "The philosophy of education may be either the philosophy of the process of education or the philosophy of the discipline of education".

Q: Is education normally taken to include undergraduate and postgraduate education?

A: Yes, as well as vocational education and training.

Q: Is education a liberal arts education?

A: Yes, and which can be defined as a "college or university curriculum aimed at imparting broad general knowledge and developing general intellectual capacities, in contrast to a professional, vocational, or technical curriculum".

Q: Is education a form of education focused on direct and practical training for a specific trade or craft?

A: Yes.

Q: Is education fast growing to become the dominant form of education?

A: Yes, for many reasons such as its efficiency and results compared to traditional methods.

Q: Is education compulsory up to a certain age?

A: Yes.

Q: Is education somewhat arbitrary?

A: Yes, but it generally occurs at about eleven or twelve years of age.