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International context: Why is Asia doing well ?

A second video that:

* Demonstrates some TIMSS assessment items.
* Highlights possible reasons for excellent Asian performance

Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) is a series of assessments in maths and science for pupils in Grades 4 and 8, that many countries take part in.

Now that we have established that Asian countries do indeed perform better, we can look at what they are doing better and perhaps think about why they might be doing better. In this second video, Dr. Bokhove will expand on these points, and other relevant aspects of the TIMSS study.

He will:

  • demonstrate some assessment items.
  • mention some possible factors for international differences.
  • introduce a quiz with TIMSS assessment items, that you can take in step 1.9.
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