What do the 2015 TIMSS results say to us Parents?

The TIMSS 2015 results were released on the 29 November 2016, but what are they and what do they mean for the common man on the street. What insights do they give to us as parents? What lessons can we derive from them? This blog is my simple attempt to answering these questions whilst celebrating […]

South African learners have the lowest performance in the International Mathematics and Science Study

In 2011, the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) showed that South African learners have the lowest performance among all 21 middle-income countries that participated. South Africa’s development as a knowledge economy depends partly on improving the teaching of mathematics and numeracy. Furthermore, South Africa’s extremely high youth unemployment, which is currently at […]