Pilot Twelve-Country Study
The study was conducted in order to investigate the feasibility of undertaking more extensive investigations of educational achievement. Testing was carried out in the five areas of mathematics, reading comprehension, geography, science, and non-verbal ability. The data were collected in 1959–1960.
The target population was 13-year-old students. In some countries, the national sample was only partially representative.
Participating Educational Systems
Belgium, England, Finland, France, Germany (FRG), Israel, Poland, Scotland, Sweden, Switzerland, United States, Yugoslavia.
Studies before 1995
- First International Mathematics Study 1964 (External link)
- Six Subject Survey 1970 (External link)
- Second International Mathematics Study 1980 (External link)
- Second International Science Study 1984 (External link)
- Written Composition Study 1985 (External link)
- Reading Literacy Study 1991 (External link)