|Delia North (South Africa)||firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Maria-Gabriella Ottaviani (Italy)||email@example.com|
|Historically, little or no statistics
has been taught at schools in South Africa. This is about to change dramatically
with the introduction of a new curriculum, based on an OBE (Outcomes Based
Education) approach. This curriculum will be taught at all schools in South
Africa, from grade one onwards by 2005. A vast amount of statistical material
will be included at all levels in the curriculum due to the recognition
of the cross-curricular need for statistical literacy and data analysis
skills as an anticipated outcome.
The dilemma however, is that Statistics will have to be taught by teachers who have had little or no training in Statistics!
The authors give an overview of the proposed statistics content of new South African syllabus, together with a "plan of action" to assist teachers to be able to cope with the challenges of teaching statistics successfully.
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