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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Research data: EDUCATION
This research project explored the quality of education at CHSA, an independent school based in Ottery, Cape Town, and whether its learners ...Download this report
2021 School and individual predictors of mathematics achievement in South Africa: the mediating role of learner aspirations
Extant literature has demonstrated the importance of individual and school-related factors in improving mathematics achievement. Despite thi...
2021 Smooth, staggered, or stopped?: educational transitions in the South African Youth Panel Survey
Year-on-year, incremental progress is the gold standard of education. While policies are in place to address any possible anticipated interr...
2021 Improving psychosocial support in SA schools during and after COVID-19 as part of a recovery plan
South African (SA) schools experienced a prolonged school closure during 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Department of Basic Educatio...Download this report