ERIC Number: ED422170
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1997
Mathematics and Science Performance in the Middle School Years in the Free State Province of South Africa. The Performance of Students in the Free State Province in the Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS).
Howie, Sarah, Ed.
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 students in 41 countries being tested in mathematics and science at three different 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 and highlights the results of the performance of middle school students in the Free State Province of South Africa. (Contains 12 references.) (ASK)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Foreign Countries, Intermediate Grades, Junior High Schools, Mathematics Education, Middle School Students, Middle Schools, Science Education, Tests
Human Sciences Research Council, 134 Pretorius Street, Private Bag X41, Pretoria, South Africa 0001.
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Human Sciences Research Council, Pretoria (South Africa).
Identifiers - Location: South Africa
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study