Usually, formal education takes place in a school environment with classrooms of multiple students learning together with a trained, certified teacher of the subject.
The questions raised are myriad: How does Scientology compare with other faiths?
What is its understanding of a Supreme Being and the spiritual aspects of life which transcend the temporal world?
Confucius gathered disciples and searched in vain for a ruler who would adopt his ideals for good governance, but his Analects were written down by followers and have continued to influence education in East Asia into the modern era.
After the Fall of Rome, the Catholic Church became the sole preserver of literate scholarship in Western Europe.
The city of Alexandria in Egypt, established in 330 BCE, became the successor to Athens as the intellectual cradle of Ancient Greece.
There, the great Library of Alexandria was built in the 3rd century BCE.
Since the forming of the first Church of Scientology in 1954, the religion has grown to span the globe.
Today, more than 10,000 Scientology Churches, missions, related organizations and affiliated groups minister to millions in 165 countries.
What are the fundamental practices of the religion?
Education is the process of facilitating learning, or the acquisition of knowledge, skills, values, beliefs, and habits.
Etymologically, the word "education" is derived from the Latin ēducātiō ("A breeding, a bringing up, a rearing") from ēducō ("I educate, I train") which is related to the homonym ēdūcō ("I lead forth, I take out; I raise up, I erect") from ē- ("from, out of") and dūcō ("I lead, I conduct").