Adult Education

Formal or informal education designed for those who are over statutory school-leaving age and whose principal activity is no longer school attendance, including basic, vocational, and continuing education, high school equivalency, and correspondence courses.

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adult education American English
education, adult American English
further education British English
education, further British English
volwassenenonderwijs Dutch
formación de adultos Spanish
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