Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A specialist in the theory of education.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. a specialist in the theory of education.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who is versed in the theories of, or who advocates and promotes, education.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who is versed in the theory and practice of education, or who advocates or promotes education; an educator.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a specialist in the theory of education

Etymologies

education + -ist (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Today, the son of that distinguished educationist is our guest-speaker and he has chosen for his subject, "Canada's Challenge to Youth."

    Canada's Challenge to its Youth

  • In February next year Mr Arnold's double repute, as a practical and official "educationist" and as a man of letters, brought him the offer of the care of Prince Thomas of Savoy, son of the Duke of Genoa, and grandson of Victor Emmanuel, who was to attend Harrow School and board with the Arnolds.

    Matthew Arnold

  • As an "educationist", I would simply fail you out of the system for being non-knowledgeable.

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  • The kind of educationist with whom no one would trust a poodle for half an hour may and does constantly assume, on a scale involving millions of children, from year to year, that all is well if the girl be taken from home and put into a school and made to learn by heart, or at any rate by rote, the rubbish with which our youth is fed even yet in the great name of education: though perchance whilst she is thus being injured in body and mind and character, she might at home be playing the little mother, helping to make the home a home, serving the highest interests of her parents, her younger brothers and sisters and herself at the same time -- not to mention the unborn.

    Woman and Womanhood A Search for Principles

  • Massachusetts, the home state of seminal "American educationist" Horace Mann, has a history of being on the cutting edge of public school "reform", and Kennedy certainly fit well within that culture.

    What is Sen. Ted Kennedy's "Catholic legacy"?

  • In the real world an educationist and chronic optimist tried to fantasise.

    Osama bin Laden death: No mourning or celebration in Pakistan

  • He was a fine essayist; an educationist who founded a university; an opponent of the terrorism that then plagued Bengal; a secularist amid religious divisions; an agricultural improver and ecologist; a critical nationalist.

    Rabindranath Tagore was a global phenomenon, so why is he so neglected? | Ian Jack

  • Bindu Hari, who started taking over, is a second generation educationist and entrepreneur, and is also Gopalakrishna's daughter.

    Six Lessons For Parents

  • As an Anglican missionary and educationist, he firmly believed that physical exercise, sportsmanship and a good sense of humour could work wonders for the Kashmiri population and bring it up to the best British Christian standards.

    In search of the perfect round rolling object

  • CHITRAL: Sayurj Public School and College, which was later on renamed as G.D. Lingland School on the name of its British Principal Major retired G.D. Lingland a veteran educationist from UK.

    Human Rights Group Criticizes Private School

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  • Times Online: 'There will be many teachers who insist this does not matter; that children are picking up the concepts or themes, or developing understanding, or some such. But it does matter. So hard are educationists trying to keep the attention of every child with “varied and matched learning�?, to use some more jargon, that education has become frighteningly dumbed down.'

    December 11, 2008