South Africa has ranked last out 140 countries for the quality of maths and science education for the second successive year.
Poor children bear the brunt of the educational inequality which remains deeply entrenched in the country's schooling system.
Professor and Dean of Humanities at Wits University, Ruksana Osman, explored the ways in which South Africa can disrupt the challenges of inequality.
Listen to the full conversation from The Redi Tlhabi Show:
This article first appeared on 702 : SA's poor quality of maths and science education reflects inequality - Osman