Mathematics 'problems'
These questions relate to mathematics education in South Africa and other Western countries.
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Too many of our young people leave school with mathematical understanding which falls short of the needs of employers and higher education. Why?
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key reason
has some influence
not a reason
Assessment focuses on the wrong things
The curriculum is not fit for purposeĀ
Mathematics is hard
Societal attitudes towards mathematics are negative
Teaching is not good enough
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Your longer answer
Please explain why you think too many of our young people leave school with mathematical understanding which falls short of the needs of employers and higher education.
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Your country
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Where do you live?
UK
South Africa
Europe, not UK
Australia
India
New Zealand
Canada
Africa, not South Africa
Other:
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Your interest in mathematics education
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What is your main perpective?
Teacher (school)
Teacher (university)
Researcher
Policy
Management (school or HE)
Parent
Student/pupil/learner
Other:
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