Among school children
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Among school children the INTO response to the green paper "Education for a changing world" : a summary. by Irish National Teachers" Organisation.

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Published by INTO in [Dublin] .
Written in English


  • Ireland. -- Department of Education.,
  • Education, Primary -- Ireland.,
  • Education, Primary -- Ireland -- Aims and objectives.,
  • Education and state -- Ireland.

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Edition Notes

SeriesINTO publication -- No. 2/93
The Physical Object
Pagination31p. :
Number of Pages31
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21540829M

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