Any process, either formal or informal, that shapes the potential of a maturing organism is termed as education. Informal education result from the constant effect of environment, and its strength in shaping values and habits can not be overestimated. Formal education in consciouss effort by human society to impact the skills and modes of thought considered essential for social functioning.
This encyclopaedia dictionary of education aims to provide readers with clear, concise, and correct definitions and descriptions of the terms related with education. It contains many new entries which are used in modern educational context. This work will be a very useful tool for students, research scholars, educationists, teachers and authors to enhance their vocabulary of the subject.