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Varieties of institutional renewal: The case of apprenticeship in the US, England, and Australia. / Fortwengel, Johann; Gospel, Howard Frederick; Toner, Phillip.

In: Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 12.11.2019.

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Fortwengel, J, Gospel, HF & Toner, P 2019, 'Varieties of institutional renewal: The case of apprenticeship in the US, England, and Australia', Journal of Vocational Education and Training. https://doi.org/10.1080/13636820.2019.1688855

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Fortwengel, J., Gospel, H. F., & Toner, P. (2019). Varieties of institutional renewal: The case of apprenticeship in the US, England, and Australia. Journal of Vocational Education and Training. https://doi.org/10.1080/13636820.2019.1688855

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Fortwengel J, Gospel HF, Toner P. Varieties of institutional renewal: The case of apprenticeship in the US, England, and Australia. Journal of Vocational Education and Training. 2019 Nov 12. https://doi.org/10.1080/13636820.2019.1688855

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Fortwengel, Johann ; Gospel, Howard Frederick ; Toner, Phillip. / Varieties of institutional renewal: The case of apprenticeship in the US, England, and Australia. In: Journal of Vocational Education and Training. 2019.

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