Getting education means learning the knowledge or skills through teaching, training or research. Transferring the habits of a group of people to next generation is also known as education. Education is a profession that is adopted by people expert in specific fields. Any sort of experience that has a formative effect on one’s thoughts, feelings or acts that may be considered educational. Education is divided into three stages; preschool, primary school, secondary school and then higher education in college, university or apprenticeship.
Educational institutes have to get recognized by some governments. Educating the children up to certain ages is compulsory in some places. Some people choose to educate their toddlers as home-schooling, e-learning or similar for children.
Education can also be categorized as formal or informal education. Formal education category includes preschool, primary, secondary, higher, vocational, special or other forms of education like alternative or indigenous education. Informal learning is one of three forms of learning that occurs in different places like home, at work or by attending daily interactions or through relationships among society members. For most of the learners, informal learning includes language learning, cultural norms or manners. Informal education for young people is a continuous process that can occur at any stage of life in variety of places like schools, youth programs at different community centers or at workplaces.
Informal education is a type of learning that occurs outside educational institutions and the learners don’t need to follow any sort of specific curriculum and can be originated accidently from certain occasions, from diversifying practical needs. Sometimes people learn even they don’t plan to learn while others learn through a proper system and according to set subjects. Information learning may be self-directed learning, open education, e-learning etc.
When some person wants to learn specific skills or course, he/she needs to go to some educational institution where he can learn under the guidance of special trainers. There is wide range of educational institutions like coaching institutes, colleges or universities, computer or technical training institutes, education resources, language schools, professional education schools, tuition and training institutes etc. You can find educational institutions around you by visiting online web directories. For instance you need to go to some coaching institutes; you will search for coach institutes on such web directories. These web directories are just like yellow pages and will provide you basic information about institutes such as address, contact details or web address etc.