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Reclaiming Education by James Tooley

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Published by Continuum International Publishing Group .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Organization & management of education,
  • Education / Teaching,
  • Education,
  • Administration - General,
  • Aims & Objectives,
  • Educational Policy & Reform

Book details:

Edition Notes

Continuum Collection

The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages258
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8169102M
ISBN 100826479073
ISBN 109780826479075

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