Even though South Africa came second last out of 140 on the World Economic Forum (WEF) rankings in mathematics and science, local education authorities rubbished the rankings saying they were flawed.
However, education experts say the rankings are a close reflection of where education is in South Africa.
Educationalist, Graeme Bloch, says South Africa needs to up its game not only in mathematics and science but in all subjects.
Bloch adds: “The rankings are pretty close, learners need to be pushed and work hard in maths, science and humanities.”
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