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deschooling (uncountable)

  1. The process of adjusting to the non-school environment of everyday life after leaving the education system.
  2. The concept, or belief that a formal education system is counter-productive to the education of young people.
    • 2009 January 9, Helen Pidd, “Posh-squat artists take Mayfair mews”, in The Guardian:
      The events continue this weekend: the squat's website,, says there will be a session on "labyrinth building with Steph" tomorrow, followed by "deschooling society".