When Wedding Bells Ring: Coalitions With(out) Concord
MISTRA’s report on the local government elections of 2021 goes beyond the historic event of 1 November 2021, and explores the conversion of the electoral mandates into local government. It comes at a time of political turmoil, when party dominance is fading.
The Pedagogy of Mathematics in South Africa
The dire state of mathematics education in South Africa is a cause for concern. South Africa falls short in international assessments. Poor performances in maths and science are a legacy of gross racial, gender and spatial inequalities. Much attention has been given to maths education post-apartheid. However, there has been minimal improvement in results.
COVID-19 interventions and their impact in South Africa
The juxtaposition found in South African society, where poverty and opulence exist alongside each other, has yet again been brought to the fore with the advent of COVID-19. The country’s extreme inequality is always a factor when dealing with adversity and this global pandemic has been no different.