Mixed ability teaching in an ILEA secondary school
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Published by Inner London Education Authority in London .
Written in English

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Statementprepared by ILEA Research and Statistics ; report written by Margaret Bird, Andreas Varlaam and Peter Mortimore.
SeriesR & S report / Inner London Education Authority -- RS936/85
ContributionsBird, Margaret, 1937-, Varlaam, Andreas., Mortimore, Peter., InnerLondon Education Authority. Research and Statistics Branch.
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Open LibraryOL14226818M

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