Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) 2003: School background questionnaire (BCG) - South Africa as one of 50 countries
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Description: This data set (School questionnaire grade 8 - BCG) contains the responses of the principal when asked questions referring to school characteristics, parental involvement, grade 8 teaching and teachers of mathematics and science, student behaviour, resources and technology. 265 Schools were sampled accross South Africa and 10600 students (administered). This data set has 253 cases and 127 variables.
Abstract: In November 2002, about 9000 grade 8 learners from South African public schools participated in the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS). South Africa was one of 50 countries (and educational systems) that participated in this study. In TIMSS the students completed achievement tests in mathematics and science and answered questions on their home background, prior experiences and attitudes towards mathematics and science. Mathematics and science teachers completed questionnaires on, among other aspects, their preparation to teach, their teaching styles, professional development and attitudes towards science and mathematics. . This questionnaire was completed by the principals of the schools and they were asked questions pertaining to school characteristics, parental involvement, grade 8 teaching and teachers of mathematics and science, student behaviour, resources and technology
Update Metadata: 2022-04-23 | Issue Number: 1916 | Registration Date: 2014-10-07