mathematics

Mathematics or Mystery?

Serghay, Isobel and I were in Cape Town this week where Serghay was doing some painting at our flat. The two of us went to the local Rondebosch hardware store to buy a can of paint. While there we joined a lively discussion at the till about the now infamous painting of President Zuma. Involved were the Muslim lady behind the counter, a young black student and a middle-aged white man, together with some interested spectators and myself. I thought it was an intelligent conversation as we put our points of view and, in a friendly kind of way, debated the merits of each in turn.

Mthatha school tops at maths

Principal Zolisa Magaqa displays award (pic courtesy the Dispatch)
A Mthatha high school has again scooped a national award as the top performing mathematics and science school in the Eastern Cape.

Written by Lulamile Feni

A Mthatha high school has again scooped a national award as the top performing mathematics and science school in the Eastern Cape.

St John’s College recently received the award from the National Science and Technology Forum (NSTF) in conjunction with the national Department of Basic Education as part of the Brilliants Programme-NSTF-BHP Billiton Awards.

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