Quality education for sustainable development: Are we on the right track? Evidence from the TIMSS 2015 study in South Africa
Abstract Obtaining quality education provides the foundation for improving people’s lives and contributes to sustainable development. The world has come a long way in achieving the goal of equality in primary education for girls and boys, but few countries have achieved that target at all levels of education, as reported by UNICEF (2016). Th ...
Cross‐national achievement studies: learning from South Africa’s participation in the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS)
Volume 35, 2005 - Issue 1: Educational change and evaluation in Eastern and Southern Africa
Published in: 2010
Authors: Vijay Reddy
Keywords: History of TIMSS / TIMSS / TIMSS in South Africa
Secondary analysis of TIMSS results
This study investigated the relationship between readability of 73 text-only multiple-choice questions from Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) 2003 and performance of two groups of South African learners: those with limited English-language proficiency (learners attending African schools) and those with better English-lan ...