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