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Probation training: the experience of teachers and learners

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Probation training: the experience of teachers and learners. / Davies, K.; Durrance, P.

In: Social Work Education, Vol. 28, No. 2, 2009, p. 204-221.

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Davies, K. ; Durrance, P. / Probation training: the experience of teachers and learners. In: Social Work Education. 2009 ; Vol. 28, No. 2. pp. 204-221.

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