The 2019 Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study, compiled and released by the Human Sciences Research Council every four years, has revealed that grade 5 and 9 girls outperformed boys in mathematics. This as, of the about 21-thousand grade 5 and 9 learners who participated in the study, girls performed three-percent better in mathematics than boys, something the HSRC’s Priscilla Reddy says calls for a re-evaluation of how boys are taught in schools