Learning from Others

International Comparisons in Education


ISBN: 978-0-7923-6343-9 (Print) 978-0-306-47219-0 (Online)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-11

  2. Chapter

    Pages 13-27

    International Comparisons of Pupil Performance

  3. Chapter

    Pages 29-47

    International Comparisons of Student Achievement

  4. Chapter

    Pages 49-62

    Diversity of Purpose in International Assessments

  5. Chapter

    Pages 63-77

    Monitoring Student Knowledge and Skills

  6. Chapter

    Pages 79-114

    International Comparisons — What really matters?

  7. Chapter

    Pages 115-136

    World Class Schools

  8. Chapter

    Pages 137-157

    Making Use of International Comparisons of Student Achievement in Science and Mathematics

  9. Chapter

    Pages 159-187

    Exploring Students Responses on Free-Response Science Items in TIMSS

  10. Chapter

    Pages 189-218

    Studying Achievement Gaps in Science within the National Context

  11. Chapter

    Pages 219-231

    The need for caution when using the results of international mathematics testing to inform policy decisions in education in the member countries

  12. Chapter

    Pages 233-258

    International Comparisons of Pupil Performance and National Mathematics and Science Testing in England

  13. Chapter

    Pages 259-277

    Messages for Mathematics Education from TIMSS in Australia

  14. Chapter

    Pages 279-301

    TIMSS in South Africa The Value of International Comparative Studies for a Developing Country

  15. Back Matter

    Pages 303-323