Cycle : TIMSS 2015

TIMSS 2015 Grade 9 Learner and Science Teacher Data

TIMSS 2015 Grade 9 Learner and School Context Data

TIMSS 2015 Grade 9 Learner and Mathematics Teacher Data

TIMSS 2015 Grade 5 Learner and School Context Data

TIMSS 2015 Grade 5 Learner and Mathematics Teacher Data

TIMSS 2015 Grade 5 Learner and Home Context Data

The importance of the early learning environment

South Africa is a very diverse country. Among our school learners, home and school resources are vastly unequal and very low compared to international standards. What parents have is indeed important, but the findings of the 2015 Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS)  show what caregivers do during a child’s early years is just as important, writes Dr Kathryn Isdale.

A new picture of early achievement in South Africa

In 2015, against a policy landscape that increasingly places early childhood development at the heart of educational reform and strategies to reduce poverty and inequality, the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) was administered for the first time at the grade 5 level.  It found that three in five learners do not exhibit the required minimum level of basic mathematical knowledge. Dr Kathryn Isdale reports.

An analysis of TIMSS 2015 science reading demands

School leadership and local learning contexts in South Africa