Current conditions and issues at Temporary Education Centres (TECs) for Syrian child refugees in Turkey

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Current conditions and issues at Temporary Education Centres (TECs) for Syrian child refugees in Turkey. / Gumus, Emine; Kurnaz, Zeynep; Esici, Hasan; Gümüs, Sedat.

I: Multicultural Education Review, Bind 12, Nr. 2, 05.2020, s. 53-78.

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Gumus, Emine ; Kurnaz, Zeynep ; Esici, Hasan ; Gümüs, Sedat. / Current conditions and issues at Temporary Education Centres (TECs) for Syrian child refugees in Turkey. I: Multicultural Education Review. 2020 ; Bind 12, Nr. 2. s. 53-78.

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