SA remains near the bottom of participating countries in maths and science performance, but the key concern for the government and policymakers is that its rate of improvement has flagged.

SA’s grade 5 maths performance has stagnated and its improvements in grade 9 maths and science have slowed, according to the 2019 Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS), released on Tuesday...

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