Further and higher education, some perspectives an address presented at the Annual General Meeting of the Association of Colleges for Further and Higher Education by Reginald Prentice

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Statementby the Rt. Hon. Mr. Reg Prentice.
ContributionsAssociation of Colleges for Further and Higher Education.
LC ClassificationsLA637 .P74
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Pagination11 p. ;
Number of Pages11
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Open LibraryOL4928694M
ISBN 100900098640
LC Control Number76355284

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