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South Africa could see 40 000 Covid-19 deaths by November

South Africa won’t have enough hospital beds, intensive care or otherwise, to treat Covid-19 patients, official predictions reveal. But there’s still time to act, say experts

South Africa must have a stake in artificial intelligence technology

The country needs an institute that will be a conduit for AI knowledge to industry, society and government

Why Vhembe is producing top matrics

The main reason is everyone in the region supports a culture of education, with a focus on maths and science

Programme multiplies pupils’ success

A maths and science incubator run by Nelson Mandela University is producing promising results

Excellence in Teaching Mathematics (FET)

'My classroom is my valued space where I plant seeds and I treasure seeing them grow and blossom'

Is maths any of their beeswax?

The humble honeybee is catching up to humans in the arithmetic game, but there is quite literally nothing to worry about

All bets are off when it comes to gender and maths

The age-old pitting of girls and boys against each other may need to be rethought because research shows it’s more than a battle of the sexes.

Why pressured schools had no choice but to relax maths pass mark

The truth behind South Africa's decision to allow 20% as a maths pass mark in some grades is a little more complex than many have suggested.

Editorial: Counting on education

A lack of maths and science education directly affects the quality of life of young people trying to lift themselves out of poverty.

Access to education has improved, but quality poor

Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor said that government hasn't been able to improve the teaching of science and maths in particular.

Grade nine maths average slips badly in 2014

The head of the professional teachers’ organisation says it is time to take a hard look at educators’ content knowledge and methodology.

Let us learn from maths mistakes

Don’t dismiss criticism of ‘maths myths’ – the ability to learn trumps good exam results.

Roadshow aims to create more ‘geek girls’

Girls Invent Tomorrow's nationwide roadshow aims to educate high school girls about jobs in science, technology, engineering and mathematics.

10 Things about Alan Turing

Alan Mathison Turing:Renowned British mathematician and computer scientist.

Exploding supernovas of passion: the bad sex awards

Mathematics professor scoops bad sex award with "quirky" and "wildly experimental" scenes of lust.

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