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TIMSS Report 2015 - Highlights of Mathematics and Science Achievement of Grade 9 South African Learners

"The Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) is an assessment of the mathematics and science knowledge of fourth and eighth grade students around the world. TIMSS was developed by the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA) to allow participating nations to compare students’ educational achievement across borders."



[In this report] "We describe (i) South Africa’s mathematics and science performance in TIMSS2015; (ii) the changes in the South African average scale score performance between TIMSS2003 and TIMSS2015 and (iii) the South African mathematics and science achievement profile in TIMSS2003, 2011 and 2015, using TIMSS benchmarks."

Read the full Timss Report 2015 here

Tags: Maths and Science