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Reforming science curriculum and teaching

Pervez Aslam Shami

Reforming science curriculum and teaching

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Published by Academy of Educational Planning and Management, Ministry of Education in Islamabad .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementPervez Aslam Shami.
ContributionsAcademy of Educational Planning and Management (Pakistan)
The Physical Object
Pagination81 p. :
Number of Pages81
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19521006M
ISBN 109789694441597
LC Control Number2008328750
OCLC/WorldCa213466827

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