The Local environment in the school curriculum
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The Local environment in the school curriculum using planning issues : a guide for teachers and planners

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Published by West Midlands Branch RTPI and National Association forEnvironmental Education in Walsall .
Written in English


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Statement[edited by Mike Grace, Brian Milton, Philip Neal] ; produced by Royal Town Planning Institute and National Association for Environmental Education ; with sponsorship from Sainsbury"s.
ContributionsGrace, Michael., Milton, Brian., Neal, Philip., Royal Town Planning Institute. West Midlands Branch., National Association for Environmental Education.
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Open LibraryOL17236060M
ISBN 100907808522

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