The following outline is provided as an overview of and topical guide to education:

Education is the process of facilitating learning, or the acquisition of knowledge, skills, values, morals, beliefs, habits, and personal development.[1]

Participants in education

History of education

Educational philosophies

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Main article: Philosophy of education

Educational theory and practice

Pedogagical and instructional approaches

Main article: Pedagogy

Teaching methods

Main article: Teaching method

Educational materials, tools and technologies

Types of educational goals and outcomes

There are many types of potential educational aims and objectives, irrespective of the specific subject being learned. Some can cross multiple school disciplines.

Educational assessment, qualification and certification (for students)

See also: Outline of educational aims

Educational qualifications (for teachers)

Branches of education

Education by level or stage

Main article: Educational stage

See also: Category:Education by country

Education by funding and governance

Education by subject, specialization or department

Educational scholars and researchers

Educational research

In addition, research methods are drawn from many social research and psychological fields.

Educational organizations

Types of educational institutions

Specific schools


Governmental organisations and agencies


Types of libraries

Main page: Category:Types of library

Specific libraries


Types of museums

Main page: Category:Types of museums

See also: Lists of museums

See also