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Basic literacy: reading comes before coding

Teaching coding in primary school could increase inequality if other skills are not prioritised

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

Abel Prize for maths awarded to a woman for the first time

American Karen Uhlenbeck has won the Abel Prize in mathematics for her work on partial differential equations, the first woman to win the prize

OLICO Maths pupils score top marks in matric

Investing in the Future STEM Skills Development Award. Winner: OLICO Maths

Matric really does start in grade one

Maths is a stumbling block for young peoples' future and they tripped up in primary school.

South Africa can’t compete globally without fixing its attitude to maths

Radical interventions in maths and science are needed now or the country will never become a player in the fourth industrial revolution.

The difference between achievement and excellence: Mathematics results for the NSC

You’ve got to feel for SAs matriculants, particularly if they come from poor families or attended underresourced schools.

​Drop in grade nine maths whizzes could affect SA’s future

The numbers are low so more needs to be done to support top performing maths pupils – even at private schools.

Home is where the learning is

If you read to your child and play educational games together, their school marks will soar.

​Pupils’ scores show change is possible

The improvement from 2003 to 2015 is welcome but differences between schools are a big concern.

​Mystery of the WhatsApped matric maths exam

Limpopo’s matrics signed a pledge last month, undertaking to avoid cheating and dishonesty in the exams.

Shanghai’s maths teachers have the formula for learning

The teacher exchange is one of the most valuable education initiatives undertaken by the British government.

Maths unit boosts pupils’ X factor

An offline tutoring programme is giving talented but sidelined pupils a fighting chance.

Maths at school adds up to success

A nonprofit organisation is going to the heart of South Africa's educational problem and getting good results.

Schools required to pick up slack with maths, science

The Department of Basic Education is putting measures in place to ensure schools stop dropping the two critical subjects.

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Fake trafficking news targets migrants

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Corporates: A force for good for a sustainable future

In order to see people and nature thrive what is required is a strong focus on partnerships – we cannot act alone anymore

Combatting wildlife crime in Southern Africa activity annual programme statement (APS) No. 04

Concept papers are sought for implementating activities, for a multi-faceted programme that aims to reduce poaching and illegal trade in wildlife

The financial decisions made during your life journey, and their impact on your retirement outcome

The longer you save towards retirement the larger your retirement savings are expected to be due to the effect of compounding interest

In conversation with SA Reserve Bank Governer, Lesetja Kganyago

'Make interest rates zero and inflation goes up and then people save less – we need savings to fund investment in this country'

Secure your business from cyber threats

Many business-grade security systems now have built-in learning systems and AI to help businesses stay up to date with protection

Mental Health

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Expert financial advice still recommended – especially in uncertain times

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A virtual card lets you pay online without ever having to take your card from your wallet or exposing your actual account information

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