Education is both the act of teaching knowledge to others and the act of receiving knowledge from someone else. Education also refers to the knowledge received through schooling or instruction and to the institution of teaching as a whole. Education has a few other senses as a noun.
Education is a word that covers both the act of instructing and the act of learning. It usually refers specifically to the teaching of children or younger people and the learning done by them.
Real-life examples: Elementary schools, high schools, and colleges are institutions focused on education: People are taught important information and life skills at these places. Medical schools, law schools, and driving schools provide more specialized forms of education.
Used in a sentence: The proper education of children is considered important in every country.
Related to this sense, education refers to the specific level or type of instruction a person has received.
Used in a sentence: He has a high school education.
@RepLoudermilk Yes, because kids being detained are getting the best education... To be outraged that we are trying to help those less fortunate is the definition of what is wrong with you and Trump Because "white kids first " right?— Joe Cassandra (@SteamPoweredDM) Mar 01, 2021
Education also means the specific knowledge or scholarship a person has acquired from being taught.
Real-life examples: Doctors have an education in medicine. Chemists have an education in chemistry. Bankers have an education in finance or economics.
Used in a sentence: She has an education in languages and is fluent in French and Italian.
Education is also used to refer to the process or institution of teaching in general.
Real-life examples: Most teachers have college degrees in education. Nations often devote a portion of their budget to education.
Used in a sentence: My brother decided to pursue a career in education.