Theme 1: Factors that contribute to poor problem-solving skills of learners in Mathematics in Grade eight at three selected combined schools.

Sub-theme 2.1: Language problem

Sub-theme 2.2: Lack of resources

Sub-theme 2.3: Lack of mathematical pedagogical knowledge

Sub-theme 2.4: Lack of parental involvement

Sub-theme 2.5: Lack of motivation and support

Sub-theme 2.6: Lack of training and workshops