Deschooling

/ˌdiːˈskuːlɪŋ/

Origin

de- + school1 (Source: dictionary.com)

1970s. From de- + school + -ing. (Source: lexico.com)

Definitions of Deschooling

Deschooling

verb (used with object)

  1. to abolish or phase out traditional schools from, so as to replace them with alternative methods and forms of education.

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Deschooling

verb

  1. (tr) to separate education from the institution of school and operate through the pupil's life experience as opposed to a set curriculum

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Deschooling

noun

  1. The action or process of transferring the function of education within a society from conventional schools to non-institutional systems of learning which are held to allow the student to develop more freely. Chiefly in or with reference to the writings of Ivan Illich.
  2. The action or process of removing a child from the school system so as to educate him or her at home; the transitional process undergone by a child removed from the school system.

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