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Teacher education and the Agency for International Development

Louis W. Normington

Teacher education and the Agency for International Development

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Published by American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education in [Washington] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States. Agency for International Development.,
  • Teachers -- Training of.,
  • Educational assistance.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 179-186.

    Statementa study prepared by Louis W. Normington.
    ContributionsAmerican Association of Colleges for Teacher Education.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsLB1715 .N55
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 186 p.
    Number of Pages186
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4574975M
    ISBN 100910052425
    LC Control Number77111405
    OCLC/WorldCa69864

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