Meaning of learnfare in English:


Pronunciation /ˈləːnfɛː/


mass nounNorth American
  • A welfare system in which attendance at school, college, or a training programme is necessary in order to receive benefits.

    • ‘The study found that after one year of learnfare, sanctioned students showed the highest dropout rates with about half dropping out; after two years there was an increase in the percentage of students with poor attendance.’


1980s from learn, on the pattern of workfare.