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former Dean, Graduate School of Education. Author of recent report for Unesco on cognitive development and its facilitation. Books includeWho Can Be Educated? and (with J. Raph)Piaget in the Classroom.

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Schwebel, M. Facilitating cognitive development. Prospects 15, 153–172 (1985). https://doi.org/10.1007/BF02196886

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