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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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2021 How South Africa can prepare for a data-driven education system

There are significant disparities in South Africa's education system. Schools are divided into quintiles, from one to five. The poorest, in ...

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2021 The Imprint of Education (TIE): a longitudinal cohort study of African alumni of the Mastercard Foundation Scholars Program: year 1 research report

This report offers findings from the first year of The Imprint of Education Study. Since it is the beginning of a five-year longitudinal stu...

2021 Social justice and education in the 21st century: research from South Africa and United States

Even though race is the focal issue, the chapters in this volume show how race intersects with many other social markers such as poverty, ge...

2021 Education and labour market inequalities in South Africa

Framed within notions of social justice, inequality of opportunity and Bourdieu's forms of capital, this chapter examines the gaps in educat...