The importance of the early learning environment
Published by HSRC
Cycles: TIMSS 2015
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.