Staff development provision in universities of the United Kingdom

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Published by Committee of Vice-Chancellors and Principals of the Universities of the United Kingdom Universities" Staff Development and Training Unit in Sheffield .

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  • Universities and colleges -- Employees -- Training of -- Great Britain.

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Statementcompiled by Peter Guildford.
ContributionsGuildford, Peter., Committee of Vice-Chancellors and Principals of the Universities of the United Kingdom. Universities" Staff Development and Training Unit.
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Pagination46 p. ;
Number of Pages46
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