Education intended to meet basic learning needs; it includes instruction at the first or foundation level, on which subsequent learning can be based; it encompasses early childhood and primary (elementary) education for children, as well as education in literacy, general knowledge and life skills for youth and adults; it may extend into secondary education in some countries.
The name of the general educational program for students in Florida. It includes courses in academics and related areas, such as English I or World History.
the provision of teaching and learning opportunities that enable learners to obtain primary-level skills in reading, writing and numeracy, so that they can participate fully in society.
This involves literacy, numeracy and life skills. Life skills, such as decision making, problem solving, critical thinking and effective communication, enable individuals to deal with the demands and challenges of everyday life. The generally accepted definition for literacy is a Grade 5 education. (The second Millennium Development Goal is to achieve universal primary education by 2015.) Source: CIDA
Basic education is an essential education. It is a formal education deemed necessary for somebody to function properly in society.