Definition of co-education in English:

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co-education

Pronunciation: /kəʊɛdjuːˈkeɪʃ(ə)n/

noun

[mass noun]
The education of pupils of both sexes together.
Example sentences
  • Pupils felt co-education also leads to improved social and personal development.
  • This week marks a new beginning for pupils and teachers alike as a new system of co-education begins in the town's two primary schools.
  • Educationalists have observed that co-education is a positive influence on the interaction of boys and girls.

Derivatives

co-educational

Pronunciation: /ˌkəʊɛdjuːˈkeɪʃ(ə)n(ə)l/
adjective
Example sentences
  • I'm currently sixteen years old, and I attend a co-educational boarding school.
  • It is a co-educational Catholic grammar school but it is open to students of all faiths and encourages the development of all in their own faith.
  • I am confident that this report is commensurate with our status as one of the leading co-educational boarding schools in the north of England.

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