15 Mar Is multilingual approach to teaching Mathematics solution to poor performance?

While experts say South Africa's real maths problem is language, Professor of mathematics and University of Cape Town deputy vice-chancellor of research and internationalisation Mamokgethi Phakeng believes the solution lies in a multilingual approach to mathematics teaching, rather than in imposing home languages on students. On the Forum@8 this morning, Sakina Kamwendo spoke to her about the link between mother tongue and learning mathematics...
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