MATHS

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.

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Primedia CEO Essack leaves following internal battles

Omar Essack leaves the 702 and 94.7 owners after a protracted standoff with the board

LIVE BLOG: Fin Min Tito Mboweni presents the 2020 budget

The budget is usually scheduled for the second-last Wednesday in February, and the ratings agencies deliver their decisions after assessing the country’s plans for the fiscal year ahead

Press Releases

Over R400-m given to businesses since launch of three-minute overdraft

The 3-minute overdraft radically reduces the time it takes for businesses to have their working capital needs met

Tourism can push Africa onto a new path – minister

The continent is fast becoming a dynamic sought-after tourist destination

South Africa’s education system is broken and unequal, and must be fixed without further delay

The Amnesty International report found that the South African government continues to miss its own education upgrading targets

Business travel industry generates billions

Meetings Africa is ready to take advantage of this lucrative opportunity

Conferences connect people to ideas

The World Expo and Meetings Africa are all about stimulating innovation – and income

SAB Zenzele Kabili B-BBEE share scheme

New scheme to be launched following the biggest B-BBEE FMCG payout in South Africa’s history

Digging deep

Automation is unstoppable, but if we're strategic about its implementation, it presents major opportunities

TFSAs are the gymnasts of the retirement savings world

The idea is to get South Africans to save, but it's best to do your research first to find out if a TFSA is really suited to your needs