The TIMSS 2019 Restricted Use Data will only be made available upon special request by researchers. It contains all data freely available in the TIMSS 2019 Public Use Data, plus the additional variables listed below.
Researchers who want to use the additional data below need to formally apply and provide reasoning why they would need the additional data. They need to agree not to disclose any individuals.
If you are interested in working with the Restricted Use Data, you will need to apply using the IEA Restricted Use Data Application Form. In addition, you need to sign the Restricted Use Agreement. Please download, complete and sign both the application form and the agreement, and send it to: firstname.lastname@example.org
The application will be reviewed by IEA staff who will decide upon access to the data. Applicants will get feedback within 3-4 weeks. If access is granted to the applicant, IEA will provide details on how to access the restricted use data.
Sampling / Tracking / Identification Variables
|ITBIRTHM||Date of Student Birth\Month|
|ITBIRTHY||Date of Student Birth\Year|
|ITDATE||Date of Testing|
|ITMODE||Administration Mode/Data Source|
|1||Total enrollment of students|
|2||Total enrollment of <GRADE> students|
|2A||Date of Student Birth\Month|
|2B||Date of Student Birth\Year|