TITLE

Eager to learn

PUB. DATE
April 1991
SOURCE
New Scientist;4/27/91, Vol. 130 Issue 1766, p22
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents results of a national survey involving education in Britain. Increase in the number of 16-year-olds who are going on to further education; Rise in the number of university students; More.
ACCESSION #
9105131209

 

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