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Data and Reports

The reports and data provided below are the national reports and datasets for Australia.  For the access to the full international databases, please visit the IEA TIMSS & PIRLS website.

An online data analysis system of the results obtained in earlier TIMSS & PIRLS cycles is also available through the American Institutes for Research's AIR Lighthouse or the IEA’s data visualiser.

TIMSS and PIRLS 2011

(updated on the 14th of Dec)

Highlights from TIMSS & PIRLS 2011 from Australia’s perspective (PDF: 36 pages, 1.2 MB)
Sue Thomson, Kylie Hillman, Nicole Wernert, Marina Schmid, Sarah Buckley and Ann Munene. (2012) Melbourne: ACER.

Monitoring Australian Year 4 student achievement internationally: TIMSS and PIRLS 2011 (PDF: 273 pages, 3.4 MB)
Sue Thomson, Kylie Hillman, Nicole Wernert, Marina Schmid, Sarah Buckley and Ann Munene. (2012) Melbourne: ACER.

Monitoring Australian Year 8 student achievement internationally: TIMSS 2011 (PDF: 194 pages, 2.6 MB)
Sue Thomson, Kylie Hillman and Nicole Wernert. (2012) Melbourne: ACER.

Australian TIMSS & PIRLS SPSS data files:

Please note: The data files are for use with SPSS software only.

PIRLS 2011 Year 4 (4.1 MB)

TIMSS 2011 Year 4 (9.4 MB)

TIMSS 2011 Year 8 (14 MB)


TIMSS 2007

Informing mathematics pedagogy: TIMSS 2007 Australia and the world.
Sue Thomson and Sarah Buckley. (2009). Melbourne: ACER.

TIMSS 2007: Mathematics pedagogy report CD Contents (23.1 MB)

Informing science pedagogy: TIMSS 2007 Australian and the world.
Sue Thomson and Sarah Buckley. (2009). Melbourne: ACER.

TIMSS 2007: Science pedagogy report CD Contents (30.4 MB)

Highlights from TIMSS 2007 from Australia's perspective: Highlights from the full report, Taking a closer look at mathematics and science in Australia.
Sue Thomson, Nicole Wernert, Catherine Underwood and Marina Nicholas. (2008). Melbourne: ACER.Updated September 2009

TIMSS 2007: Taking a closer look at mathematics and science in Australia. (TIMSS Australia Monograph No. 11).
Sue Thomson, Nicole Wernert, Catherine Underwood and Marina Nicholas. (2008). Melbourne: ACER. Updated September 2009

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Updated September 2009


TIMSS 2003

Examining the evidence: Science achievement in Australian schools in TIMSS 2002 (TIMSS Australia Monograph no. 7).
Sue Thomson and Nicole Fleming (2004) Melbourne: ACER.

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Summing it up: Mathematics achievement in Australian schools in TIMSS 2002 (TIMSS Australia Monograph no. 6).
Sue Thomson and Nicole Fleming (2004) Melbourne: ACER.

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Achievement of Australia's Early Secondary Indigenous Students: Findings from TIMSS 2003. (TIMSS Australia Monograph no. 10)
Sue Thomson, Pippa McKelvie, Hanna Murnane (2006) Melbourne: ACER. Print copies are not available for sale.

Australian Students Achievement in the TIMSS 2002 Mathematics Cognitive Domains. (TIMSS Australia Monograph no. 9)
Sue Thomson (2006) Melbourne: ACER.

Highlights from TIMSS from Australia's perspective: Highlights from the full Australian reports from the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study 2002/03.
Sue Thomson and Nicole Fleming. Melbourne: ACER.


TIMSS 1999 Video Study

Teaching Science in Australia: Results from the TIMSS 1999 Video Study. (TIMSS Australia Monograph no. 8)
Jan Lokan, Hilary Hollingsworth and Mark Hackling (2006) Camberwell: ACER.

Teaching Mathematics in Australia: Results from the TIMSS 1999 Video Study. (TIMSS Australia Monograph no. 5)
Jan Lokan, Hilary Hollingsworth and Barry McCrae (2005) Melbourne: ACER.


TIMSS 1999

Mathematics and Science Achievement of Junior Secondary School Students in Australia. (TIMSS Australia Monograph no 4).
Susan Zammit, Alla Routitsky and Lisa Greenwood (2002) , Melbourne: ACER.


TIMSS 1995

Maths & Science on the Line: Australian Year 12 Students' Performance in the Third International Mathematics and Science Study. (TIMSS Australia Monograph no. 3)
Jan Lokan and Lisa Greenwood (2001)Melbourne: ACER.

Maths & Science on the Line: Australian Middle Primary Students' Performance in the Third International Mathematics and Science Study. (TIMSS Australia Monograph no. 2)
Jan Lokan and Lisa Greenwood (1997) Melbourne, ACER.

Maths & Science on the Line: Australian Junior Secondary Students' Performance in the Third International Mathematics and Science Study. ( TIMSS Australia Monograph No. 1)
Jan Lokan, Phoebe Ford and Lisa Greenwood (1996) Melbourne, ACER.


Follow-up multivariate and multilevel analysis: Thomson, S., Lokan, J., Lamb, S. and Ainley, J. (2003) Lessons from the Third International Mathematics and Science Study

Print copies of FULL 2002/03 REPORTS and former reports in the TIMSS series can be purchased online from ACER Shop or from Customer Services: 03 9277 5447, email: sales@acer.edu.au

International reports from TIMSS can be downloaded from the IEA TIMSS website.

 

Recent reports

Highlights from TIMSS & PIRLS 2011 from Australia’s perspective 

Monitoring Australian Year 4 student achievement internationally: TIMSS and PIRLS 2011

Monitoring Australian Year 8 student achievement internationally: TIMSS 2011

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