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The Department of Basic Education (DBE) and TEACH South Africa have signed an agreement that would see an increase in more maths teachers in the country, the department said on Monday. Minister of Basic Education Angie Motshekga pointed out that many schools did not have qualified mathematics teachers, especially in the rural areas.
The Minister of Basic Education, Mrs. Angie Motshekga has highlighted the importance of offering mathematics in all schools, however, a shortage of qualified mathematics teachers in the system has been a challenge. In a bid to address this, the Department of Basic Education (DBE) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with TEACH South Africa to place “TEACH Ambassadors” in schools that do not have qualified mathematics teachers.
Teach South Africa’s recruitment team is currently visiting universities around the country to find graduates who are willing to teach maths to school pupils – mostly in rural areas. Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga said on Monday the department was partnering with the NGO because of a shortage of qualified mathematics teachers.
Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga said the production of good math teachers would again be a priority for her department, after it signed a Memorandum of Understanding with TEACH South Africa. Part of the agreement involves the deployment of TEACH Ambassadors to South African schools where the results in that subject a particularly poor.
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