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12 December 2012

Grade 9s poor at maths and science

Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC)

Out of 45 countries, Grade 9 pupils in South Africa are among the bottom three in international maths and science assessments.

According to the Trends in International Mathematics and Science (TIMS) study, Grade 9 pupils are ranked 43rd with 352 points in maths and 44th with 332 points in science.

Source: Sowetan

Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC)

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