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TIMSS 2003
International Press Conference

Press Kit for Release of TIMSS 2003 International Reports in Mathematics and Science at Fourth and Eighth Grades

The International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA) in association with the TIMSS & PIRLS International Study Center, Lynch School of Education, Boston College, is pleased to announce the international release of the results of the TIMSS 2003 comparative study of student achievement in mathematics and science in 49 countries at Boston College on December 14, 2004. The press kit accompanying the press release is available for downloading from this web page (see below).

Included in the press kit are

  • a "Highlights" brochure,
  • the news release,
  • statements from the presenters at the press conference,
  • data exhibits summarizing principal achievement results,
  • contact information for national representatives from each of the countries that participated in TIMSS 2003.

This web site also provides access to the entire TIMSS 2003 International Mathematics and Science Reports, as well as the TIMSS 2003 Technical Report.

Downloadable Files

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Get the press packet, including Highlights, Exhibits, and Release as a zip archive file (4.3MB)

Get the TIMSS 2003 International Mathematics Report

Get the TIMSS 2003 International Science Report

Get the TIMSS 2003 Technical Report