Definition of educationalist in English:

educationalist

noun

See educational

  • ‘Failed ‘child-centred’ theories which took hold of education in the 1960s still retain their iron grip on educationalists and still infect teacher training colleges.’
  • ‘Yet it sometimes seems that many teachers and educationalists have forgotten these basic facts.’
  • ‘It is this group of educationalists who provide ongoing professional development to the 44,000 teachers who are committed to the learning needs of our young people.’
  • ‘By the 1970s primary teachers were being actively discouraged from teaching these fundamental disciplines - it seems educationalists threw out the grammar along with the grammar schools.’
  • ‘A committee consisting of eminent educationalists, social activists, retired professors, parents and psychologists should be formed to oversee the running of these institutions.’

Pronunciation

educationalist

/ɛdjʊˈkeɪʃ(ə)n(ə)lɪst/