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, Volume 36, Issue 4, pp 411–418 | Cite as

Raising and levelling the learning bar in central and Eastern Europe

  • J. Douglas Willms
  • Thomas M. Smith
  • Yanhong Zhang
  • Lucia Tramonte
School quality and equity in central and Eastern Europe

Keywords

School Climate Educational Inequality International Assessment UNESCO Institute Improve Student Outcome 
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© UNESCO IBE 2007

Authors and Affiliations

  • J. Douglas Willms
    • 1
  • Thomas M. Smith
    • 1
  • Yanhong Zhang
    • 2
  • Lucia Tramonte
    • 1
  1. 1.University of New BrunswickNew BrunswickCanada
  2. 2.UNESCO-UISMontrealCanada

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