Launch of TIMSS SA Study

The Minister and Deputy Minister of Basic Education, Mrs Angie Motshekga, MP and Mr Enver Surty, MP will be releasing of the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study 2015 (TIMSS 2015) results on 29 November 2016.

TIMSS (Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study) is a large-scale assessment designed to inform educational policy and practice by providing an international perspective on teaching and learning in mathematics and science.

The TIMSS 2015 study is the sixth assessment in the framework of the International Association for the Evaluation of Education Achievement (IEA); and this is the fifth time that South Africa, through the HSRC, has participated in this study since 1995.

Date: 29 November 2016