Quality school mathematics: an elusive aspiration?

SOURCE: State of the Nation 2014: South Africa 1994-2014: a twenty-year review
OUTPUT TYPE: Chapter in Monograph
PUBLICATION YEAR: 2014
TITLE AUTHOR(S): V.Reddy, A.Juan
SOURCE EDITOR(S): T.Meyiwa, M.Nkondo, M.Chitiga-Mabugu, M.Sithole, F.Nyamnjoh
KEYWORDS: EDUCATION, MATHEMATICS, QUALITY ASSESSMENT
DEPARTMENT: Education and Skills Development (ESD)
Print: HSRC Library: shelf number 8319

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Abstract

This chapter reviews the educational investments, policies and programmes introduced since 1994 and, using the outcome measure of mathematics achievement, evaluates the distance we have travelled in the quest for quality educational outcomes and a better life for all.