Mathematics and Science performance in the middle school years in South Africa
A Summary Report on the Performance of South African Students in the Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS)
TIMSS National Reports
Published in 1997 by Human Sciences Research Council
Cycles: TIMSS 1995
The Third International Mathematics and Science Study(TIMSS) is the largest and most ambitious international study of mathematics and science achievement ever undertaken, with more than 500,000 school students in 45 countries being tested in mathematics and science at five different school year levels. South Africa is the first country in Africa to have participated in and successfully completed such a comprehensive international survey in science and mathematics education. This report provides detailed information about TIMSS End highlights the results related to South Africa. Data are presented in 21 tables and charts.