I wouldn't call this a proper upbringing.
His behavior spoke volumes about his upbringing.
They differed with each other on the care and upbringing of their children.
He's had a liberal upbringing.
The children had had a harsh upbringing.
Our upbringing as children impacts on how we behave.
That little girl is so polite! She must have had a very good upbringing.
The important role of teachers in the upbringing and education of children.
a middle-class/religious upbringing
He had a strict (=surowy) upbringing.
Did you have a strict upbringing?
Is it right to say all the crimes he committed were simply the resultof his upbringing?
Born in 1965, Mr Carmichael had a traditional upbringing on a hill farm on the Inner Hebrides island of Islay.
he let his wife look after their upbringing
Each person's knowledge of how to bring up a child usually comes from their surroundings and their own upbringing.
Education starts at home.
The National Center for Education Information says a predicted teacher shortage won't pan out because teachers who left the profession are returning.
A man who has never gone to school may steal from a freight car, but if he has a university education, he may steal the whole railroad.
There are mothers and fathers who will lie awake after the children fall asleep and wonder how they'll make the mortgage, or pay their doctor's bills, or save enough for their child's college education.
As children are known to emulate the values of adults, it is often pointed out such "education mamas" instill a warped sense of values in their children.
Education is an admirable thing. But it is well to remember from time to time that nothing that is worth knowing can be taught.
Budget items that received priority are education, social security and other fields that are closely related to people's lives.
Certainly there are inequalities in level of education even within a generation, but there have been no visible inequities between machines and materials in recent years.
Girls are more likely than boys to be malnourished, suffer poverty, face violence and be refused an education, according to a new report.
As a result, it is undeniable that important disciplines and moral education have been neglected. By placing excessive importance on scholastic achievement, many parents have forgotten such basic social courtesies as consideration for others.