Definition of pedagogy noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈpedəɡɒdʒi//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpedəɡɑːdʒi//
[uncountable] (specialist)
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the study of teaching methods Word Originlate 16th cent.: from French pédagogie, from Greek paidagōgia ‘office of a pedagogue’, from paidagōgos, denoting a slave who accompanied a child to school (from pais, paid- ‘boy’ + agōgos ‘guide’).
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: pedagogy