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Research data: MATHEMATICS ACHIEVEMENT
The DST's Youth into Science Division has identified a number of projects under the auspices of the Youth into Science Strategy (2004-2009) ...
2010 Towards a framework for accommodating linguistic diversity among learners in large-scale assessments: lessons learnt from the WCED Grade 8 assessment study
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In 2003, about 50 countries including Ghana participated in the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMMS). This is the ...
2008 Towards understanding student academic performance in South Africa: a pilot study of grade 6 mathematics lessons in Gauteng province
Despite widespread acceptance of the notion that improving student performance may have a high economic and social payoff, policy analysts i...Download this report