The low-achievement trap: changing the culture of inefficiency in teaching

SOURCE: HSRC Review
OUTPUT TYPE: Journal Article
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2012
TITLE AUTHOR(S): M.Carnoy, V.Jacks, L.Chisholm, B.Chilisa
KEYWORDS: MATHEMATICS TEACHING, SKILLS DEVELOPMENT, TEACHER TRAINING, TEACHING
DEPARTMENT: Education and Skills Development (ESD)
Web link: http://www.hsrc.ac.za/en/review/june-2012/low-achievement-trap
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Abstract

South African students score poorly in mathematics and language tests when compared with students from other African countries and when considered against what should be expected almost 20 years after the achievement of democracy.