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What is the difference between education and schooling? Please give examples and explain.

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"Education" is a more general term for the process of learning than is "schooling." The latter usually refers to the formal process of one's attendance at an academic institution, at (in the U.S.) elementary (or grammar) school, middle school, high school, college or university, and finally, graduate school. Nevertheless today the term "home schooling" is used to designate the process by which parents teach their children at home as a replacement for the more usual outside-the-home learning. Yet all of these schooling activities have education as their object, so it would be accurate to say that "education" is the broader term that encompasses...

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Education is light or idea that is got in Schools by the teachers and the prevailed environment.So,it depends on teachers and whereabout of the school.Schooling means the students who always go to school to live in that environment and are taught by the teachers.They are taught education.That'swhy the both are connected and never be separated.