International Journal of Educational and Psychological Studies

Volume 10 - Issue 3 (11) | PP: 710 - 733 Language : العربية
DOI : https://doi.org/10.31559/EPS2021.10.3.11
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A comparative study of the international tests (TIMSS) in Singapore and south Korea and the possibility of benefiting from them in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Amani Ahmed M Al-iqali
Received Date Revised Date Accepted Date Publication Date
16/6/2021 21/7/2021 6/9/2021 15/12/2021
Abstract
This research aimed to compare the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) in Singapore and South Korea to indicate the extent to which they can be benefited from in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The research also aimed to identifying the theoretical frameworks of the international tests to evaluate Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) among the fourth and eighth grades of basic education in Singapore and South Korea (the comparison countries) in the light of the forces and factors affecting them, as well as identifying the similarities and differences in the application of the international tests TIMSS and benefiting from them in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. To achieve the objectives of the research, the researcher made use of the comparative analytical approach of George Berday with four steps, which is description, interpretation, balancing and comparison to study the application of international tests to evaluate the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) for the fourth and eighth grades of basic education in the comparison countries Singapore and South Korea in the light of each of the political, geographical, demographic, cultural, and economic factors, then identifying the similarities and differences in the application of the international study TIMSS between the comparison countries. The research ended with presenting some proposals that can benefit from the experiences of the comparison countries (Singapore and South Korea) and their experience in taking international tests and achieving advanced grades in KSAُ.


How To Cite This Article
Al-iqali , A. A. M. (2021). A comparative study of the international tests (TIMSS) in Singapore and south Korea and the possibility of benefiting from them in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia . International Journal of Educational and Psychological Studies, 10 (3), 710-733, https://doi.org/10.31559/EPS2021.10.3.11

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