Northern Ireland primary pupils highest achieving in Europe in maths tests

Northern Ireland primary pupils highest achieving in Europe in maths tests
 

Northern Ireland has the highest-achieving primary school pupils in Europe in major international tests in maths.
They are also the sixth best at maths in the world.
They are only behind primary pupils in the east Asian countries Singapore, South Korea, Hong Kong, Taiwan and Japan.
In primary science, however, Northern Ireland ranked above average but in 27th position.
The international rankings - Trends in International Maths and Science Study (TIMSS) - have been published every four years since 1995.
TIMSS latest rankings are based on tests taken in 2015 by more than 580,000 students aged... read more

 
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