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Studies before 1995

Studies was conducted from 1959 to 1991. For those studies we provide data and documentation when these are available.

Table over studies before 1995

Years Label Name Subject Target population N of education systems

1959-1962

 

The Pilot Twelve Country Study

Mathematics, Reading Comprehension, Geography, Science, Non-verbal ability Mathematics

I:13-year-olds

12

1964

FIMS

First International Mathematics Study

Mathematics

I:13-year-olds; II:pre-university-year

12

1970-1971

SSS

Six Subject Study

Reading Comprehension, Science, Literature, French as foreign language,English as foreign language, Civic education

I:10-year-olds; II:14-year-olds; III:Final grade of secondary school

 

1970-1971

SSS1

The Study of Reading Comprehension

Reading Comprehension

I:10-year-olds; II:14-year-olds; III:Final grade of secondary school

15

1970-1971

SSS2

The Study of Literature

Literature

II:14-year-olds; III:Final grade of secondary school

11

1971

SSS3

The Study of Civic Education

Civic education

I:10-year-olds; II:14-year-olds; III:Final grade of secondary school

10

1971

SSS4

The Study of French as Foreign Language

French as foreign language

II:14-year-olds; III:Final grade of secondary school

8

1971

SSS5

The Study of English as Foreign Language

English as foreign language

II:14-year-olds; III:Final grade of secondary school

9

1970-1971

SSS6, FISS

The First International Science Study

Science

I:10-year-olds; II:14-year-olds; III:Final grade of secondary school

19

1980-1981

SIMS

Second International Mathematics Study

Mathematics

I:10-year-olds; II:14-year-olds; III:Final grade of secondary school

20

1983-1984

SISS

Second International Science Study

Science

I:10-year-olds; II:14-year-olds; III:Final grade of secondary school

24

1985

WRC

Written Composition

Six types of writing

I:Grade 3; II:Grade 9; III:Grade 3 post sec

14

1990-1991

RL

Reading Literacy Study

Reading Literacy

I:9-year-olds; II:14-year-olds

31