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Describing or relating to teaching or learning

academic

adjective

relating to education, especially education in colleges and universities

academic

adjective

based on learning from books and study rather than on practical skills and experience

advanced

adjective

studying at a high level

applied

adjective

used for describing educational subjects when they are studied for their practical uses

banding

noun

a system of putting students into groups according to their ability so that students of different abilities are taught together

curricular

adjective

relating to the subjects that students study at a particular school or college

diachronic

adjective

relating to or involving the changes that take place in something over a period of time, especially in a language

didactic

adjective

intended to teach something, especially a moral lesson

educational

adjective

relating to education

elementary

adjective

relating to the first and most basic things that you learn about a subject

elementary

adjective

relating to the first years of school

formal

adjective

formal education or training is obtained from studying rather than from working at a job

graduate

adjective

postgraduate

graduate

adjective

graduate studies and courses are for students who already have a degree. The usual British word is postgraduate.

hands-on

adjective

hands-on experience or training involves you doing something rather than just reading about it or watching other people do it

heuristic

adjective

relating to a method of teaching or learning in which you learn from your own discoveries and experiences

higher

adjective

at a more advanced level or involving a greater degree of knowledge

in-service

adjective

in-service training is designed to develop the skills of people who are already working in a particular profession

instructional

adjective

intended or used for teaching people about something

intensive

adjective

involving a lot of teaching or training in a short time

interdisciplinary

adjective

involving different subjects of study

intermediate

adjective

at an academic level below advanced

liberal

adjective

a liberal education involves learning about a wide variety of things

mixed ability

adjective

including or designed for students with different levels of educational ability

multi-disciplinary

adjective

involving several different subjects of study or areas of professional activity

multimedia

adjective

using different materials and methods in art, education etc to communicate a message

pedagogical

adjective

relating to educational methods and principles

phonic

adjective

using phonics to teach people to read

postdoctoral

adjective

relating to work or research done after finishing a phd

postgraduate

adjective

relating to study done after receiving your first university degree. The American word is graduate.

postgraduate

adjective

relating to work or studies done after receiving an advanced degree such as an ma or a phd

primary

adjective

relating to the education of children between the ages of about five and eleven

professorial

adjective

relating to or like a professor

progressive

adjective

progressive education aims to help children to develop all their abilities

pure

adjective

a pure subject of study, especially in science, deals only with theory and not with the way the theory is used

remedial

adjective

intended to help people who have difficulty learning the basic skills of reading, writing etc

scholarly

adjective

connected with scholars or with the formal study of a subject

scholastic

adjective

connected with schools, teaching, or studying

secondary

adjective

relating to the education of children between the ages of 11 and 16 or 18

self-educated

adjective

taught by yourself instead of by teachers or other people

specialist

noun

relating to learning or knowledge in a particular part of a subject or profession

synchronic

adjective

relating to the study of something, especially a language, at one particular time without considering its history

tutorial

adjective

relating to a tutor

under

adverb, preposition

if you work or study under a particular person, they are your employer or teacher

vocational

adjective

a vocational course teaches the skills necessary for a particular job

well-rounded

adjective

including a good balance of various subjects

academically

adverb

educationally

adverb

grad

adjective

intensively

adverb

pedagogically

adverb

postgrad

adjective

scholastically

adverb

undergraduate

adjective

vocationally

adverb

be an education (to/for someone)

used for saying that an experience makes someone change or develop their ideas

under someone’s tutelage

in a situation in which someone is teaching or training you

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