Advanced Study is an international study providing an evaluation of the achievement of 12-grade students from around the world in mathematics and physics.
The seminar aims to discuss the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS
2015) at the international, regional and governorates levels.
'Participation in TIMSS
in 2015 was decided in Education Policy 2009, but it could not happen then.
is a widely-known project of the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement.
aims to measure pupils' achievements in relation to different curricula types, instructional practices and school environments.
and Finland score about the same overall in the TIMSS
While the TIMSS
report showed UAE students are performing below the international average, the report also noted students studying at well-equipped schools performed much better than those from schools with limited resources.
Dubai participated in TIMSS
2007 but pupils from the Emirate's schools fell short of the international average score in both subjects.
* In math, results from the 2007 TIMSS
test show that U.S.
"One of the great strengths of TIMMS is the ability to monitor progress in educational improvement over time," TIMSS
directors Michael O.
Releasing the most recent reports of the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS
), the study's directors Michael O.
AMMAN (Star)--The UNDP-sponsored Arab Trends in Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS
) Regional Report--released in Amman on Saturday--is the first publication of its kind to examine the results of Arab countries that have taken part in the TIMSS
2003 global survey, in which a total of 46 countries participated.The Report provides governments and academic communities with a comprehensive analysis of the abilities and performance of students in their respective countries, in the interest of identifying areas for improvement and corresponding reforms.