Matrics opt for ‘easy’ maths literacy subject

More support needed for maths teaching, say academics

By PREGA GOVENDER
News | Education


The number of pupils who wrote the socalled “easy” subject of maths literacy jumped by 108,642 between 2020 and 2022 compared to pure maths, which increased by only 36,419. Pupils who wrote maths literacy recorded a pass rate of 85.7% from 74.5% in...

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