Research data

The HSRC Research Data Service provides a digital repository facility for the HSRC's research data in support of evidence based human and social development in South Africa and the broader region. Access to data is dependent on ethical requirements for protecting research participants, as well as on legal agreements with the owners, funders or in the case of data owned by the HSRC, the requirements of the depositors of the data. We facilitate data use by preparing comprehensive metadata and disseminating data and related documents to appropriate target audiences. Data sharing is subject to an End User License agreement. Data sets from the following projects have been curated and are available for use:

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2015 How does social inequality continue to influence young people's trajectories through the apprenticeship pathway system in South Africa?: an analytical approach

The paper contributes by proposing an analytical approach that allows for the identification of patterns of participation in education and t...

2014 Learnerships and apprenticeships: key mechanisms for skills development and capability building in South Africa

In post-apartheid South Africa, skills development policy, learnerships and apprenticeships are key policy mechanisms intended to enhance em...

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2013 Skilling for employment and employability: the success of learnerships and apprenticeships under the National Skills Development Strategy II

Learnerships and apprenticeships as skills development mechanisms thus provide a useful case study to investigate the complexity and conditi...