South African education system is confronted with the lack of qualified teachers, particularly in rural areas where many teachers are underqualified. Preparing teachers to teach mathematics effectively is one of the most urgent problems faced by those who wish to improve students’ learning. Due to a particular policy implementation, rapid institutional shifts in the provision of teacher education such as mergers or the integration of teacher training colleges into universities came into South Africa in the recent past. In the Bachelor of Education courses, content and pedagogy are incorporated into the modules, named as content modules and curriculum studies modules.

Published in: Canada International Conference on Education, 2017

  • Date of Conference: 26-29 June, 2017
  • DOI: 10.2053/CICE.2017.0183
  • Electronic ISBN: 978-1-908320-83-4
  • Conference Location: University of Toronto Mississauga, Canada