A number of learners and teachers had complained that there was no right way of answering Question 5.1 in Maths Paper 2 exam.
Floreat is the second primary school in the country to be equipped with a 4iR stream lab, thanks to Sakhikhamva Foundation.
The Water and Sanitation Programme takes place in various schools and the department aims to create more employment opportunities with it.
The Department of Basic Education has confirmed it’s still on track to make significant changes to the school curriculum in the coming years.
Attending students are transported to cinemas across the country, where they attend ‘theatres of learning’ for 10 consecutive sessions.
There are now several factors to consider when choosing grade 10 subjects. Here are some questions students need to ask themselves…
Math can be made easier for parents revising with their kids by using small items like counters or lego pieces.
St John’s College pupil Takudzwanashe Sithole not only got eight distinctions but also achieved 100% for maths!
This comes after the exam question papers were leaked shortly before the matriculants sat down to write the subjects.
Quality assurer Umalusi says maths remains a weakness for many matric learners in South Africa as there has been no sign of improvement.
According to the head of the Western Cape Education Department, learners are failing mathematics and it prevents them from making the grade, despite passing all other subjects.
William Smith received the Order of the Baobab from President Cyril Ramaphosa on Thursday, 25 April, during his ceremony presenting national orders.
During his SONA speech on Thursday evening, Cyril Ramaphosa revealed six new subjects are coming to the school curriculum.
Manglin Pillay brought SAICE into disrepute over his comments about women. Talk about an engineer with a lack of timing…
If Mean Girls taught us anything, it’s that being a mathlete is serious business.
Knowledge is the bomb…
The six-woman team beat 4,000 other applicants to win a R45,000 grant
Author and Afrikaner activist Dan Roodt incorrectly tweeted that pupils from Afrikaans schools bagged 88% of the country’s mathematics distinctions.
Good quality education fuels an economy. South Africa needs to increase its supply of science and technology university graduates. But instead it’s lowering the bar, especially when it comes to maths.
In December last year, the PAMA Global Mental Maths Championship took place in Seoul. 26 students from South Africa took part with some noteworthy results.
Maths occupies an eminent place in global schooling assessment criteria not just because of its content, but for the skills that are taught and developed alongside it.
The department of (very) basic education has once again lowered its own standards in order to make lazy teachers look good on paper.
(very)Basic education minister Angie Motshekga celebrated South Africa’s improved international math and science ranking, from very last to only second-last.
At a time when decolonisation, part of which involves changing the content of what’s taught, is dominating debate at many universities, the discipline of mathematics presents an interesting case.
Lehlohonolo Phali is just 28 years old and has become the youngest graduate at the University of The North West to receive a PhD in Applied Mathematics.