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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Research data: EDUCATION

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2018 Learners deserve the best: teachers as agents of language proficiency

Teachers are the primary channel through which learners acquire academic knowledge. In classrooms, language is the key to communication and ...

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2018 Improving classroom practice by using language development theory

Teaching literacy can be challenging within the multilingual context of South Africa where schools also exhibit much diversity in resource a...

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2018 The school transport challenge: a disproportionate effect on poor learners

Millions of public school learners walk to school or depend on risky modes of public transport. The direct and indirect costs of these modes...

2018 Choice of language in education: do we know what South Africans want?

A key factor in providing quality education is the main language of instruction (M-LoI). This creates a challenging situation for education ...