TIMSS 2019 was conducted in South Africa at the Grade 5 level in October 2018. The Grade 9 data collection took place in September 2019. 

National Reports

TIMSS 2019 Highlights Reports

Grade 5
Icon of TIMSS 2019 Highlights of South African Grade 5 Results in Mathematics and Science TIMSS 2019 Highlights of South African Grade 5 Results in Mathematics and Science (1.7 MiB)
Grade 9
Icon of TIMSS 2019 Highlights of South African Grade 9 Results in Mathematics and Science TIMSS 2019 Highlights of South African Grade 9 Results in Mathematics and Science (2.2 MiB)

 

Provincial Reports

Provincial Highlights Reports

Western Cape 
Icon of TIMSS 2019 Highlights of Western Cape Province Grade 9 Results in Mathematics and Science TIMSS 2019 Highlights of Western Cape Province Grade 9 Results in Mathematics and Science (929.8 KiB)

 

TIMSS SA Presentations

Results Release Presentations

Icon of Highlights of South African Grade 5 and 9 Results in Mathematics and Science. Human Sciences Research Council, 8 December 2020 Highlights of South African Grade 5 and 9 Results in Mathematics and Science. Human Sciences Research Council, 8 December 2020 (889.4 KiB)

 

Icon of Highlights of Western Cape Province Grade 9 Results in Mathematics and Science. Human Sciences Research Council, 11 December 2020 Highlights of Western Cape Province Grade 9 Results in Mathematics and Science. Human Sciences Research Council, 11 December 2020 (935.5 KiB)

 

SAARMSTE Plenary Presentation

Icon of TIMSS 2019 SAARMSTE Plenary TIMSS 2019 SAARMSTE Plenary (581.7 KiB)

 

HSRC Review

TIMSS 2019 in South Africa: Insights towards improving achievement in school mathematics and science

Icon of 25 years of TIMSS in South Africa: Improved achievements but pace of improvement is slowing 25 years of TIMSS in South Africa: Improved achievements but pace of improvement is slowing (2.0 MiB)

 

Icon of Yes I Can! Fostering self-efficacy in science at school Yes I Can! Fostering self-efficacy in science at school (1.5 MiB)

 

Icon of Language development and science achievement Language development and science achievement (430.8 KiB)

 

Icon of The gendered complexities of school mathematics achievement: Girls outperforming or boys underperforming? The gendered complexities of school mathematics achievement: Girls outperforming or boys underperforming? (2.9 MiB)

 

Icon of School leadership matters: The importance of emphasis on academic succss School leadership matters: The importance of emphasis on academic succss (3.0 MiB)

 

Icon of The effect of school climate: How feelings of safety and belonging support learners’ achievement The effect of school climate: How feelings of safety and belonging support learners’ achievement (2.7 MiB)

 

Icon of Our first educational building blocks - the role of the home Our first educational building blocks - the role of the home (418.3 KiB)

 

Icon of Who are our educators and what do they do in class? Who are our educators and what do they do in class? (1.5 MiB)

 

Icon of Parental involvement in homework as an enabler of achievement Parental involvement in homework as an enabler of achievement (834.1 KiB)

 

Icon of Help them understand: The importance of instructional clarity in teaching and learning Help them understand: The importance of instructional clarity in teaching and learning (946.3 KiB)

 

 

 

TIMSS SA in the Media

Results Release Statements 

Icon of Department Of Basic Education And HSRC Release TIMSS 2019 Grade 5 Study Department Of Basic Education And HSRC Release TIMSS 2019 Grade 5 Study (256.9 KiB)

 

Icon of Department Of Basic Education And HSRC Release TIMSS 2019 Grade 9 Study Department Of Basic Education And HSRC Release TIMSS 2019 Grade 9 Study (306.4 KiB)

 

Western Cape Department of Education and HSRC release province’s performance in TIMSS 2019 study

 

Contextual Questionnaires

South African contextual questionnaires 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Icon of TIMSS 2019 Highlights of South African Grade 9 Results in Mathematics and Science TIMSS 2019 Highlights of South African Grade 9 Results in Mathematics and Science (2.2 MiB)