International test results released this week highlight the magnitude of the challenge we face in raising the level of educational achievement in Australia. The Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) and the Progress in International Reading Literacy Study (PIRLS) add to the publicly available information about how students in our schools are performing. The results include the first data on how reading levels in Australian primary schools compare with standards in other countries.
- Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study,
- Progress in International Reading Literacy Study,
- Low achievement,
- International comparisons,
- Education goals,
- Julia Gillard
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/geoff_masters/159/