Pupils in South Africa has been greatly affected by COVID and the shutting down of schools. A recent study showed that learners have fallen 40% to 70% of a school year behind.
A study showed that newly graduated teachers are performing incredibly weakly on tests their students should be able to master.
The Western Cape achieved a score of 441 for Mathematics, 67 points above the national average and 31 points above Gauteng in second place.
Meet the young engineer for whom hard work and a love of maths have led to a career of excellence.