What is TIMSS 2019?
TIMSS 2019: Monitoring Trends in Mathematics and Science Achievement Entering into its third decade and seventh cycle of data collection, TIMSS (Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study) is a well established international assessment of mathematics and science at the fourth and eighth grades.
What is the TIMSS trend series?
TIMSS 2019 is the most recent in the TIMSS trend series, which began with the first assessments in 1995 and continued every four years—1999, 2003, 2007, 2011, 2015, and 2019. About 60 countries use TIMSS trend data for monitoring the effectiveness of their educational systems in a global context, and new countries join TIMSS in each cycle.
How many countries participate in TIMSS?
In TIMSS 2015, more than 60 countries and other education systems , including the United States, participated in TIMSS at grades 4 and 8, and 9 participated in TIMSS Advanced. Results from the 2015 TIMSS and TIMSS Advanced were released on November 29th, and can be viewed on the Results page .
What are TIMSS and PIRLS?
TIMSS and PIRLS are international assessments that monitor trends in student achievement in mathematics, science, and reading. Currently 70 countries participate in the assessments, which have been conducted at regular intervals since 1995. TIMSS.