Selective secondary education and staying-on by Duncan McVicar

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Published by Northern Ireland Economic Research Centre in Belfast .

Written in English

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  • Educational evaluation -- Northern Ireland.,
  • Youth -- Employment -- Northern Ireland.,
  • Education, Secondary -- Northern Ireland -- Evaluation.

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Includes bibliographical references.

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StatementDuncan McVicar.
SeriesWorking paper / Northern Ireland Economic Research Centre -- no.41, Working paper -- no.41.
ContributionsNorthern Ireland Economic Research Centre.
The Physical Object
Pagination37p. ;
Number of Pages37
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20346586M

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