Reading standards in Northern Ireland revisited
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Published by National Foundation for Educational Research for the Department of Education in Northern Ireland in Slough .
Written in English


  • Reading (Primary) -- Standards -- Northern Ireland.,
  • Reading (Secondary) -- Standards -- Northern Ireland.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliography.

StatementGreg Brooks... (et al.).
ContributionsNational Foundation for Educational Research in England and Wales.
The Physical Object
Paginationiv,53p. ;
Number of Pages53
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17062811M
ISBN 100700513647

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