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pedagogy

noun [U] uk   /ˈped.ə.ɡɒdʒ.i/ us    /-ɡɑː.dʒi/ specialized
the study of the methods and activities of teaching
pedagogic
adjective uk   /ˌped.əˈɡɒdʒ.ɪk/ us    /-ˈɡɑː.dʒɪk/ (also pedagogical)
pedagogically
adverb uk   /ˌped.əˈɡɒdʒ.ɪ.kəl.i/ us    /-ˈɡɑː.dʒɪ-/
The minister's reforms are pedagogically questionable (= not based on good teaching theory).
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