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Maths not offered at some schools

An answer to a Parliamentary question yesterday by Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga, she said that a quarter of South African schools don’t offer Maths to learners in Grades 10, 11 and 12. Most of these schools are in the rural areas.

Stephen spoke to Basic Education Spokesperson, Elijah Mhlanga:


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