This blog post address the issue of the poor performance of Ghana in mathematic achievement in primary education. Ghana scores among the last countries in the TIMSS international assessment. The national education achievement (NEA) survey show important learning gaps in mathematics for a decade. What are the national standards? Are these standards the same as in other countries? Are these national standards achieved by pupils? How well are teachers trained to teach maths? How do teachers teach maths? What are the future challenges and opportunities?