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educational

  

      adj  
1    providing knowledge; instructive or informative  
an educational toy     
2    of or relating to education  
  educationally      adv  


educational psychology  
      n   the study of methods of training and teaching and their effectiveness, and of the problems experienced in learning formal material; in particular, the study of how to help people, esp. school children, with learning problems to overcome their difficulties  
Educational Welfare Officer  
      n   (in Britain) a local education authority worker whose job it is to find out whether difficulties outside school are contributing to a child's classroom problems or irregular attendance and who may intervene to help the child to benefit more from schooling,   (Former names)    school attendance officer, truancy officer  
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exp.
expression used when referring to someone's profession, background, social class or life experience
E.g: People from all walks of life will participate to the event

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