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"Pupils need to learn to grapple with questions". (Klaus Vedfelt/Getty Images)
"Pupils need to learn to grapple with questions". (Klaus Vedfelt/Getty Images)

In the latest report on the National Senior Certificate examinations, the Department of Education has found that mathematics enrolment has been declining steadily.

Decreasing from 285 406 candidates in 2016 to 256 338 in 2019, the gateway subject has seen the most significant drop in numbers.

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