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Attracting new students to adult education

Iain Macpherson

Attracting new students to adult education

the learners" point of view.

by Iain Macpherson

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Published by Scottish Institute of Adult and Continuing Education in Edinburgh .
Written in English


Edition Notes

At foot of cover: SIACE; Training Agency.

ContributionsScottish Institute of Adult and Continuing Education., Training Agency.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL16667702M

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