Difference Between Education And Training

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“Education is: the process of receiving or giving systematic instruction, especially at a school or university.
Training is: the action of teaching a person’s or animal a particular skill or type of behavior.” (1) (http://www.oxforddictionaries.com/us/definition/american_english/education) Education and Training are different, yet people tend to associate them as similar because they work together to achieve a common goal. Having education and knowledge of a particular subject doesn’t mean that you can put it to use. Obviously just by looking at the two words education and training there’s a difference between them. A lot of organization today tend to make or give the impression that education and training are identical. Nevertheless,
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Having education and knowledge of a particular subject doesn’t mean that you can put it to use. Obviously just by looking at the two words education and training there’s a difference between them. A lot of organization today tend to make or give the impression that education and training are identical. Nevertheless, looking a little closer at the two you will notice an immense variety between education and training.
Education offers the learner the knowledge and skills to prepare them for a typical future job or career. Education purposes are to place permanent behavioral change in a person by enlightened them with new found information that can be used for years to come. Education provides some baseline things like concepts, facts, principles and events. These concepts that students learn in their earlier years from elementary school bring them to high school and with progression to
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Another example: take a Cosmetology student that completed their entire 1500-hours course online with no labs and never worked on anyone’s hair, skin or nails during the duration of their education. Along with never having a teacher or coach critique any of their work. This student doesn’t even use a mannequin. Now, that she has completed her required education hours, she feels strongly that her book knowledge will make her a good hair stylist. Now it’s the big day, time to get licensed and she has to cut a person hair to demonstrate her skills learned. This student fails, she doesn’t know how to cut properly because she never practiced. This proves in order to know how to properly cut hair some training is needed. Had the student trained on a mannequin, study in a lab with a teacher overseeing and correcting her blunder. While showing her proper techniques this would have added to the knowledge she

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