How do informal and formal learning differ?


How do informal and formal learning differ?

Types of Learning:

Mark Twain once famously said, ''Don't let your boy's schooling interfere with his education.'' Although this may seem counterintuitive, his message gets to the heart of the difference between formal and informal learning. Both formal and informal learning refer to types of educational experience people have, but the method of instruction is quite different in each.

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Formal education refers to instruction that happens in a classroom by a professional with training to be a teacher. Although a huge portion of...

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