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2 edition of Adult literacy in northern Alberta found in the catalog.

Adult literacy in northern Alberta

Northern Alberta Development Council.

Adult literacy in northern Alberta

a background report

by Northern Alberta Development Council.

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Published by The Council in [Peace River, Alta.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Adult education -- Alberta.,
  • Literacy -- Alberta.,
  • Literacy programs -- Alberta.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 130-133).

    StatementNorthern Alberta Development Council.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination133 p. :
    Number of Pages133
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18452535M

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