Survey Info

TIMSS 2011 took place in England in May and June 2011.

The 2011 cycle of TIMSS was run in England by The National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER). A summary of the findings from that study can be seen below, but If you would like to find out further information about TIMSS 2011, you can do so by visiting their website

Summary of TIMSS 2011

  • England’s Year 5 pupils continued to maintain above average levels of performance in maths and science, since 2007, with Year 9 pupils maintaining their level of average in both subjects.
  • Gender equality in maths and scientific achievement has continued in England.
  • Teachers within English schools reported similar and/or higher levels of career satisfaction with those teachers in the highest achieving countries.