Starting Behind and Staying Behind in South Africa: The case of insurmountable learning deficits in mathematics
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KeywordsMathematics; Learning Trajectories; South Africa; Hierarchical Learning; SACMEQ; TIMSS;
- I20 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - General
- I21 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - Analysis of Education
- I28 - Health, Education, and Welfare - - Education - - - Government Policy
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- NEP-EDU-2015-01-03 (Education)
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