Status of maths and science education in SA

Reflection on the implementation of CAPS Mathematics in the Classroom

The aim of this follow-up report is to reflect and interpret the views of a cohort of in- service Mathematics teachers on various aspects of the implementation of the CAPS curriculum in the school classroom.

Quality of maths and science education in SA a concern for professionals – survey

According to the latest PPS Professional Confidence Index (PCI) conducted among over 3 800 South African graduate professionals, 92% of the survey respondents are concerned about the standard of mathematics and science education in South Africa. This has been a concern since the question was first asked in the first quarter of 2015. 

World Economic Forum rankings of Maths and Science in South Africa

The World Economic Forum (WEF) has released its Global Information Technology Report 2016, which ranked South Africa last in mathematics and science education quality. However, the methodology behind the survey has been controversial.