April 2022: Missing out on half of the world’s potential: Fewer female than male top achievers in mathematics and science want a career in these fields

Hencke, Juliane Eck, Matthias Sass, Justine Hastedt, Dirk Mejia-Rodriguez, Ana Maria
IEA (2022)
Using IEA’s Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) 2019 data, this brief explores the relationship between students’ gender, their confidence and achievement in mathematics and science, and their aspirations to pursue careers in these fields.