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con·tin·u·ing education

1. An instructional program that brings participants up to date in a particular area of knowledge or skills.
2. Instructional courses designed especially for part-time adult students.


(or contin′ued) educa′tion,

a program of courses for adults offered by a university extension or other institution.
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Noun1.continuing education - a program of instruction designed primarily for adult students who participate part-time
didactics, education, educational activity, instruction, pedagogy, teaching - the activities of educating or instructing; activities that impart knowledge or skill; "he received no formal education"; "our instruction was carefully programmed"; "good classroom teaching is seldom rewarded"

continuing education

[kənˈtɪnjuːɪŋɛdjʊˈkeɪʃn] ncorsi mpl per adulti
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The contract calls for the production of 150 ATACMS missiles as part of the ATACMS Service Life Extension Program.
The remote and far-flung areas will be preferred under the mass computer literacy extension program, the sources added.
Pickering Interfaces an at Autotestcon that Hill Air Force Base recently awarded the company a contract for a large quantity of the Model 45-542 6U high-density matrix modules for the PXI switching requirement that is part of the PATS-70 (Portable Automated Test Station) program for the life extension program of the A-10 aircraft.
Hopefully what you'll see is one Extension program come back in a month, and in another month you see another one come back - that's the ideal situation," Dodrill said.
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The stated purpose of the extension program was "To aid in diffusing among the people of the United States useful and practical information on subjects relating to agriculture and home economics and to encourage application of the same.
VALENCIA -- Emeritus College, the newly renamed extension program at College of the Canyons Extension, has expanded its course offerings for older students with the goal of promoting seniors' mental and physical health.
He also developed "Musical Soul of the '60s and '70s," the course he's taught at the University of California, Berkeley's Extension Program.
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The Active Duty Medical Extension program, set up in July 2000 for reservists injured while on active duty or in training, only had a staff of three when wounded reservists flooded the office, leading to long delays.
Although proclaiming support for the Manufacturing Extension Program (MEP), the Administration proposed $39 million for the program.
He has developed a region wide extension program in animal housing covering ventilation, manure management, and outdoor air quality in both the public and private sectors of the livestock housing industry.