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 2015

TIMSS 2015: A first look at Australia’s results (PDF: 98 pages, 5.4 MB)
Sue Thomson, Nicole Wernert, Elizabeth O’Grady and Sima Rodrigues. (2016) Camberwell: ACER.


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 2011 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


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.

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

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 from Customer Services: 03 9277 5447, email: sales@acer.edu.au

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