Monica Stach, Chief Operations Officer at Cotlands, says the more maths simulation children are exposed to, the better 'architecture' and foundation skills they receive.
She says children are not getting enough maths exposure in the early childhood learning phase.
Stach's comments follow Minister Motshekga's acknowledgement that the country has a problem in the teaching and learning of maths and science, particularly in the public schooling system.
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