New approaches to adult education in Denmark
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Published by Danish Research and Development Centre for Adult Education in Copenhagen .
Written in English


  • Adult education -- Denmark.,
  • Continuing education -- Denmark.

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Statement[editor, Hanne Vibe-Hastrup].
ContributionsVibe-Hastrup, Hanne., Udviklingscenter for folkeophysning og voksenundervisning.
The Physical Object
Pagination23 p. :
Number of Pages23
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18452602M
ISBN 108789045149

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