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All education undertaken after the age of compulsory schooling, and sometimes referred to also as post‐16 education. Although in a literal sense it applies to all such provision, including sixth forms, higher education, and adult education, it is more usually taken to indicate further education and training, and the learning and skills sector in general, as in the expression post‐compulsory education and training (PCET).

Subjects: Education.


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