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Strategies to teach maths have changed since parents were at school
To help parents engage with their children's maths learning, Cath Pearn explains three addition and subtraction strategies now taught in primary school.
TIMSS results highlight student knowledge and skill gaps
TIMSS results signal what Australian schools should focus on in order to improve students’ general understanding of mathematics and science.
Uncovering learning inequities in Southeast Asia
A new large-scale regional assessment has found large gaps in the learning outcomes of Grade 5 students in Southeast Asia.
Australia among top ten countries in maths and science: TIMSS
Results from the longest running large-scale international assessment of maths and science show Australia has significantly improved in Year 8 maths and science, and Year 4 science.
Australia lifts its performance on global mathematics and science test
Australia has climbed into the top 10 countries in Year 8 maths and science, and Year 4 science as measured by TIMSS.