Education and Skills Development


2 Aug 2019 | HSRC signs $5 million dollar contract with Mastercard Foundation

The HSRC has just signed a contract for a five-year-long research study that will investigate the effect of tertiary education on academically talente...

3 Apr 2019 | 2019 National Skills Conference

Vijay Reddy was one of the plenary speakers at the 2019 National Skills Conference Building a demand-led skills development system that focuses on inc...

25 Oct 2017 | The role of STI indicators in monitoring SA's inclusive socio-economic development

On 6 October 2017, the HSRC hosted the KwaZulu-Natal Provincial Roadshow on behalf of the National Advisory Council on Innovation (NACI). The event wa...

28 Nov 2016 | Release of trends in international mathematics and science study results

The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) will release the results of the 2015 Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) study on...

1 Nov 2016 | Public perceptions of biotechnology have increased over time

" A report, Public Perceptions of Biotechnology in South Africa, produced by the HSRC was released today by the Department of Science and Technology....

29 Sep 2016 | LMIP releases first major skills planning report

The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) was commissioned by Department of Higher Education and Training (DHET) to study the dynamics of skills supp...

1 Sep 2016 | Latest LMIP Research publication available for download

LMIP issued the latest edition of their Research Bulletin...

1 Apr 2016 | Study choices and employment transitions among Rhodes and Fort Hare university graduates

" A poor schooling background follow students right through university and graduation and influences their chances of finding employment, especially ...

24 Feb 2016 | Is the schooling system meeting the country's demands for scarce skills?

The matric results provide important information regarding whether the schooling system is able to meet the demands for scarce skills in the country i...

7 Sep 2015 | Higher education and economic development: The importance of building technological capabilities

Higher education institutions contribute to economic development by drawing on evolutionary economics and the national innovation systems approach. Th...