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The effects of examination-driven teaching on mathematics achievement in Grade 10 school-based high-stakes examinations
Various efforts are underway to improve achievement in high-stakes examinations in school mathematics. This article reports on one such initiative which focuses on the development of quality teaching of school mathematics ...
At-risk student teachers’ attitudes and aspirations as learners and teachers of mathematics
This study explored foundation phase first year student teachers’ perceptions about mathematics. The focus on their attitudes towards mathematics in two roles – (1) as learners of mathematics, based on their prior ...
Activity theory as a lens to examine pre-service teachers' perceptions of learning and teaching of mathematics within an intervention programme
This study was prompted by concerns around mathematics teaching and learning in the South African education system. Contributory factors to this situation are the lack of competent mathematics teachers in the classroom ...