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, Volume 21, Issue 5, pp 417–427 | Cite as

Impact of university lecturers’ intervention in school mathteaching

  • J. L. Thabane
  • S. M. SeeletseEmail author
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Abstract

Some schools in the neighbourhood of Sefako Makgatho Health Sciences University (SMU) in South Africa persistently yielded poor mathematics results in the past years. This was of concern since maths is the main subject for many opportunities, including admissiontoSMUstudy programmes. Some SMU maths lecturers partnered with local schools to prepare the students in these schools. The aimwas to improve maths teaching and matric maths results. The teachers were assisted with maths concepts of most difficulty. This article describes the initiatives by some academics of SMU in achieving this.

Keywords

Intervention maths pass rates support 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Mathematics and Applied MathematicsSefako Makgatho Health Sciences UniversityMedunsaSouth Africa
  2. 2.Statistics and Operations ResearchSefako Makgatho Health Sciences UniversityMedunsaSouth Africa

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