There are 3 types of education, Formal, Informal and Non-formal. Formal education usually takes place in schools such as secondary and post secondary institutions. Learners follow a particular syllabus for each subject taught and needs to covered by a particular period of time. On completion of subject and successful in assessments, they receive a certificate.
 
Are the following disadvantages of Formal Education?
It’s rigid.
Can be a waste of time.
Takes too long.
 
Are the following advantages of FE?
Leads to a recognised certification.
Likely to provide access to a job.
FE is organised.