Adult literacy and basic skills

report to the Secretary of State for Education and Science and the Secretary of State for Wales by National Institute of Adult Education (England and Wales). Adult Literacy and Basic Skills Unit. Management Committee.

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At head of title: Department of Education and Science.

Statementby the Adult Literacy and Basic Skills Unit"s Management Committee on the first year of operation. 1980/81.
ContributionsGreat Britain. Department of Education and Science.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22323688M
ISBN 100112703062

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