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SOUTH AFRICAN SCHOOLS ARE FALLING BEHIND IN MATHS AND SCIENCE – BUT THERE’S A PLAN TO GET THINGS BACK ON TRACK (BY BUSINESSTECH)

September 01, 2021

The Department of Basic Education plans to boost its maths and science capabilities after schools fell further behind in these subjects due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

POOR MATHS, SCIENCE EDUCATION HAMPERING INNOVATION IN SA: REPORT (BY SANEWS)

August 27, 2021

Although South Africa has established a good foundation in research and development, the continued poor performance in the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) remains the number one hindrance to innovation.

BASIC EDUCATION DEPT SAYS BETWEEN 50% AND 75% OF LEARNING WAS LOST IN 2020 (BY NEWS24)

August 19, 2021

The Department of Basic Education estimated that learners lost between 50% and 75% of a normal year's worth of learning in 2020.