This report presents the initial findings from the TIMSS performance assessment. Some 1,500 schools and 15,000 students from 21 countries participated, making it the largest international performance test yet conducted. This report describes the TIMSS performance assessment and provides a detailed summary of the performance of the students in each participating country on every item of every task.
The complete Report . (960K)
The report is also available in smaller files, divided by chapter as listed below.
|Table of Contents for the Performance Assessment Report|
|Chapter 2||International Student Achievement|
|Chapter 3||Student Achievement in Performance Expectation Categories|
|Appendix A||Overview of TIMSS Procedures for the Performance Assessment|
|Appendix B||Selected Performance Assessment Results for Hong Kong and Israel|