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Millions spent but kids still struggle in key subjects - Times LIVE;

Millions spent but kids still struggle in key subjects - Times LIVE

Times LIVEMillions spent but kids still struggle in key subjectsTimes LIVEThe number of books at their homes, whether there are flush toilets, whether they are victims of bullying and the quality of the pre-schools they attend could all add up to Johnny or Sipho growing up to become a mathematics boffin or science dud.and more »

Singapore students top global achievement test in mathematics and science - AsiaOne;

Singapore students top global achievement test in mathematics and science - AsiaOne

AsiaOneSingapore students top global achievement test in mathematics and scienceAsiaOneSINGAPORE - Singapore students are the world's best in mathematics and science, according to a global benchmarking study released on Tuesday (Nov 29). Primary 4 pupils and Secondary 2 students here topped both subjects in the Trends in International ...and more »

TODAY Online - Singapore students top global benchmarking survey for maths, science again - Gov.sg (press release);

TODAY Online - Singapore students top global benchmarking survey for maths, science again - Gov.sg (press release)

Gov.sg (press release)TODAY Online - Singapore students top global benchmarking survey for maths, science againGov.sg (press release)Not only are they doing well in these subjects, but compared with their global peers. 30 Nov 2016 | By TODAY Online. Listen. primary school kids 1_800500 - computers. Singapore students have once again proven their prowess in maths and science by ...and more »

Australian Students Fall Behind In Maths And Science Rankings On The International Stage - Student Edge (blog);

Australian Students Fall Behind In Maths And Science Rankings On The International Stage - Student Edge (blog)

Student Edge (blog)Australian Students Fall Behind In Maths And Science Rankings On The International StageStudent Edge (blog)Latest trends in International Mathematics and Science study shows Australia has dropped from 18th to 28th place out of 49 countries in Year 4 mathematics, and from 12th to 17th in Year 8 science. Scores for Australian Year 8 students aren't ...and more »

Israel drops in math and science in academic rankings - The Times of Israel;

Israel drops in math and science in academic rankings - The Times of Israel

The Times of IsraelIsrael drops in math and science in academic rankingsThe Times of IsraelStudents in Hartman secondary school in Jerusalem taking their matriculation exams in mathematics. May 25, 2010. (Yossi Zamir/Flash 90). Newsroom. Email the Newsroom · Facebook · Twitter. Related Topics. Naftali Bennett · mathematics · science. Related ...and more »

We must invest in our education system - the Irish News

We must invest in our education systemthe Irish NewsA study showing primary school pupils in Northern Ireland are among the best in the world in terms of maths performance has to be regarded as a tribute to the skill and dedication of our teachers. Data from the 2015 Trends in International Mathematics ...and more »

Kiwi kids' maths lagging: global study - EducationHQ New Zealand

Kiwi kids' maths lagging: global studyEducationHQ New ZealandYoung Kiwi students are performing below the global average in maths and are behind children in all other English-speaking countries, a new study has found. AUCKLAND, Nov 30 - The Trends in International Maths and Science Study looks at students at ...and more »

Study: US Fourth and Eighth Graders Score Higher in Math and Science - T.H.E. Journal

Study: US Fourth and Eighth Graders Score Higher in Math and ScienceT.H.E. JournalAmerican fourth and eighth graders are scoring better in math than they did in 1995, according to a new international study released Tuesday. The results from the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS), issued by the National ...and more »

Students' slide in maths, science rankings a wake up call: Simon Birmingham - The Australian

Students' slide in maths, science rankings a wake up call: Simon BirminghamThe AustralianEducation Minister Simon Birmingham has acknowledged he is embarrassed by the results of Australian Year 4 and Year 8 students in international maths and science rankings, saying it “is not good enough''. Since 2011, Australia's freefalling year four ...and more »

Mixed results for math and science as 15 countries outperform Ireland - Irish Examiner;

Mixed results for math and science as 15 countries outperform Ireland - Irish Examiner

Irish ExaminerMixed results for math and science as 15 countries outperform IrelandIrish ExaminerChildren in the North scored “significantly higher” at maths than their fourth-class counterparts in the Republic, according to a major international study of students' performance in mathematics and science. However, while the 2015 Trends in ...and more »

International maths and science rankings: keep calm but change direction - The Guardian

International maths and science rankings: keep calm but change directionThe GuardianLet's not panic about Australia slipping in international education rankings. There are policy steps we can take right now to improve teaching and learning. Teaching writing maths problem on blackboard. 'Many reforms are required to lift teaching ...and more »

American schools fall behind Asian powerhouses in science and math - TES News;

American schools fall behind Asian powerhouses in science and math - TES News

TES NewsAmerican schools fall behind Asian powerhouses in science and mathTES NewsAmerican schools students have dropped further behind their Asian peers in math and science over the past four years, according to international league tables published today. There were some improvements in performance among eighth graders, but no ...and more »

Ireland makes maths top ten - The Times (subscription)

Ireland makes maths top tenThe Times (subscription)Irish maths students have been ranked ninth in the world in a comprehensive study released yesterday. The figures show an improvement from 2011, when the same cohort of children came 17th out of 50 countries. Richard Bruton, the education minister ...and more »

English pupils overtaken by Kazakhs in maths rankings - The Times (subscription)

English pupils overtaken by Kazakhs in maths rankingsThe Times (subscription)English children have achieved their highest scores in international maths league tables, figures show today. The Timss table — Trends in International Maths and Science — showed that children from East Asia continued to dominate in both maths and ...and more »

Australian students doing poorly in maths, science compared to other countries - Yahoo7 - Yahoo7 News;

Australian students doing poorly in maths, science compared to other countries - Yahoo7 - Yahoo7 News

Yahoo7 NewsAustralian students doing poorly in maths, science compared to other countries - Yahoo7Yahoo7 NewsAustralia's education minister is embarrassed by the "appalling results" of the nation's students in the latest international maths and science tests, which have seen them drop behind countries such as Kazakhstan. Stop Video Replay 0:32 ...and more »

'I am embarrassed for Australia': Education Minister slams 'appalling' maths and science results - The Sydney Morning Herald;

'I am embarrassed for Australia': Education Minister slams 'appalling' maths and science results - The Sydney Morning Herald

The Sydney Morning Herald'I am embarrassed for Australia': Education Minister slams 'appalling' maths and science resultsThe Sydney Morning HeraldEducation Minister Simon Birmingham says he is "embarrassed for Australia" that our maths and science results have fallen behind countries such as Kazakhstan and Slovenia in the latest international rankings. The Trends in International Mathematics and ...and more »

U.S. students lag peers in East Asia, Russia in math, science - Columbia Daily Tribune

U.S. students lag peers in East Asia, Russia in math, scienceColumbia Daily TribuneWASHINGTON (AP) — In a globally competitive world, American students have strides to make when it comes to math and science, where they lag behind a solid block of East Asian countries as well as Russia and Kazakhstan. Eighth-graders in the United ...and more »

NZ 10-year-olds worst at maths in English-speaking world - Radio New Zealand;

NZ 10-year-olds worst at maths in English-speaking world - Radio New Zealand

Radio New ZealandNZ 10-year-olds worst at maths in English-speaking worldRadio New ZealandNew Zealand 10-year-olds came out worst in the English-speaking world at maths and science in an international test. The Trends in International Maths and Science Study tested the performance of Year 5 and Year 9 students in 57 countries in 2014 and ...and more »

Poorer countries outshine Aussie kids in maths and science - 4BC;

Poorer countries outshine Aussie kids in maths and science - 4BC

4BCPoorer countries outshine Aussie kids in maths and science4BCAustralian school students are falling well behind other countries when it comes to mastering maths and science. A new study shows between a quarter and a third of Year 4 and Year 8 students aren't meeting the proficient standard. Just seven per cent ...and more »

National: Fails to achieve - Scoop.co.nz (press release)

National: Fails to achieveScoop.co.nz (press release)The ineffectiveness of the National Government's approach to schooling has been highlighted by the latest Trends in International Maths and Science Study (TIMSS) report released overnight, Labour's Education spokesperson Chris Hipkins says. “Despite ...and more »