Extra Maths Tuition in South Africa

Centre for Development and EnterpriseCentre for Development and Enterprise2013

Maths teaching and learning in South African government schools is constantly falling short of achievement targets, and there is more demand for extra tuition in maths than for any other subject. South Africa faces a shortage in absolute numbers of specialist maths teachers, unqualified and under-qualified maths teachers, poor teaching methods, poor learning environments, and a lack of resources, among other reasons for consistently poor maths performance in schools. This short research project by CDE makes observations about the status of maths teaching and learning in South Africa for consideration by policy makers. 

Skills for WorkCurriculum reform/designStudent AssessmentSub-Saharan AfricaSouth AfricaDebate in global educationEvaluation & Systematic ReviewMonitoring reportCase studyPolicy & Analysis

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