School subject competitions as an educational form

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School subject competitions as an educational form. / Christensen, Jacob Højgaard.

I: International Journal on New Trends in Education and Their Implications, Bind 10, Nr. 3, 2019, s. 30-46.

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Christensen, JH 2019, 'School subject competitions as an educational form', International Journal on New Trends in Education and Their Implications, bind 10, nr. 3, s. 30-46.

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Christensen, J. H. (2019). School subject competitions as an educational form. International Journal on New Trends in Education and Their Implications, 10(3), 30-46.

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Christensen JH. 2019. School subject competitions as an educational form. International Journal on New Trends in Education and Their Implications. 10(3):30-46.

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Christensen, Jacob Højgaard. "School subject competitions as an educational form". International Journal on New Trends in Education and Their Implications. 2019, 10(3). 30-46.

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Christensen JH. School subject competitions as an educational form. International Journal on New Trends in Education and Their Implications. 2019;10(3):30-46.

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Christensen, Jacob Højgaard. / School subject competitions as an educational form. I: International Journal on New Trends in Education and Their Implications. 2019 ; Bind 10, Nr. 3. s. 30-46.

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