Education means ability of a person to use the basic achievements of the contemporal civilization at certain level (for example, at the level of a kubdergadren, school, college, university).
Also, Education means the process of teaching/learning of ability to use these basic concept. The special organizations – schools, colleges, institutes, universities – have the education as primary goal of their activity. Since century 17, the most of education is realized in the form of teaching of yang students by the most eperiences teachers, senseis, professors.
Since century 20, the individual education with books, video–records, personalized home–assignments (and, since century 21, also internet) tries to compete with the most usual collective education.
Usually, it is assumed that the ability to work in science implies the long and heavy education.