Training vs. Teaching

By Jaxson

  • Training

    Training is teaching, or developing in oneself or others, any skills and knowledge that relate to specific useful competencies. Training has specific goals of improving one’s capability, capacity, productivity and performance. It forms the core of apprenticeships and provides the backbone of content at institutes of technology (also known as technical colleges or polytechnics). In addition to the basic training required for a trade, occupation or profession, observers of the labor-market recognize as of 2008 the need to continue training beyond initial qualifications: to maintain, upgrade and update skills throughout working life. People within many professions and occupations may refer to this sort of training as professional development.

  • Training (verb)

    present participle of train

  • Training (noun)

    Action of the verb to train. en

  • Training (noun)

    The activity of imparting and acquiring skills.

  • Training (noun)

    The result of good social upbringing.

  • Training (noun)

    The process by which two modems determine which protocol and speed to use; handshaking.

  • Training (noun)

    (voice recognition) The recording of multiple samples of a user’s voice to aid pattern recognition.

  • Teaching (noun)

    Something taught by a religious or philosophical authority.

    “Many follow the teachings of Confucius.”

  • Teaching (noun)

    The profession of educating people.

    “Teaching has seen continual changes over the past decades.”


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