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Teachers (of/from) various schools met to discuss how to improve the standard of English.

Which word should be used here, of or from?

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Both are correct but have different meanings.

  1. Teachers of various schools met to discuss how to improve the standard of English.

    Means English teachers who follow different systems or styles of English teaching met. School here means:

    A group of persons who hold a common doctrine or follow the same teacher (as in philosophy, theology, or medicine) <the Aristotelian school>; Also: the doctrine or practice of such a group. - Merriam-Webster

  2. Teachers from various schools met to discuss how to improve the standard of English.

    Means English teachers from different campuses met.

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    Very nice; upvote.
    – deadrat
    Jun 4 '16 at 8:21
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From is the correct usage. It is refers to the origin, here the Teachers are from various school(place of origin )

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