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Vibe Aarkrog

The standing and status of vocational education and training in Denmark

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The standing and status of vocational education and training in Denmark. / Aarkrog, Vibe.

I: Journal of Vocational Education and Training, Bind 72, Nr. 2, 03.2020, s. 170-188.

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Aarkrog, Vibe. / The standing and status of vocational education and training in Denmark. I: Journal of Vocational Education and Training. 2020 ; Bind 72, Nr. 2. s. 170-188.

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