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further education

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Definition of further education in English:


[mass noun] British
Education below degree level for people above school age: more school-leavers expect to go on to further education [as modifier]: further education college
More example sentences
  • This had been applied to schools and colleges of further education.
  • Almost half, 49 percent, have third level qualifications - further education or above.
  • In further education and sixth form colleges lecturers and teachers can help students organise meetings.

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