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Education policy making in Australia selected papers from the Twenty-third Annual Conference of the Australian College of Education held in Hobart, 10-14 January 1982, and incorporating the Eleventh Buntine Oration by Australian College of Education. Conference

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Published by Australian College of Education in Carlton, Vic .
Written in English



  • Australia


  • Education and state -- Australia -- Congresses.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies.

Statementedited by R.F. Broadbent.
ContributionsBroadbent, R. F.
LC ClassificationsLC96 .A86 1982
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 207 p. :
Number of Pages207
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2593971M
ISBN 100909587213
LC Control Number85147728

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