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Sheldrake, Richard – International Journal of Science Education, 2016
Understanding students' intentions to study science at upper-secondary school, at university, and to follow science careers continues as a central concern for international science education. Prior research has highlighted that students' science confidence has been associated with their intentions to study science further, although…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Science Education, Secondary School Students, Secondary School Science
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Mould, Kirsten – Primary Science, 2015
There are many transition points in the school life of a child, but the move from primary to secondary school is a particularly significant one. How can both the social and academic threads remain intact? In this article, Kristen Mould discusses the main issues relating to transition from primary to secondary science. She cites the primary factors…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Elementary School Science, Secondary School Science, Transitional Programs
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Aun, Toh Kok; Tiong, Ho Boon; Kum, Wan Yoke; Ang, Diana – Asia Pacific Journal of Education, 2004
The prospect of using internationally generated comparative data, augmented with practice patterns, to provide useful information from which countries can learn from each other, is gaining acceptance from the increasing popularity of such an approach (Stigler and Hiebert, 1999). Using the survey data from TIMSS we examine the beliefs of teachers…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Foreign Countries, Secondary School Teachers, Science Teachers
Wang, Aubrey H.; Coleman, Ashaki B.; Coley, Richard J.; Phelps, Richard P. – 2003
This report analyzes teacher education and development policies in countries that participated in the Repeat of the Third International Mathematics and Science Study at the Eighth Grade and scored as well as or higher than the United States, also providing information on the systems of Australia, England, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea, the Netherlands,…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Alternative Teacher Certification, Beginning Teachers, College Admission
Harris, Susan – 1998
England was 1 of more than 40 countries that took part in the Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) survey of 13-year-olds. This paper presents background information on the TIMSS and the performance assessment element of the study. It also describes how the written test and the practical task components relate to the National…
Descriptors: British National Curriculum, Comparative Analysis, Cross Cultural Studies, Foreign Countries
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Harris, Susan – Studies in Educational Evaluation, 1999
Results for students in England in the Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) are quite good, but some weaknesses in the performance of Year 9 students on the practical tasks in science and mathematics of the TIMSS that are not apparent when overall results are examined are discussed. (SLD)
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, International Education, International Studies