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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2009 Extra classes, better marks: also later: short supplementary report on the PlusTime Project

The Shuttleworth Foundation, the Western Cape Education Department and the Human Sciences Research Council agreed in 2006 to undertake a joi...

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2008 Towards understanding student academic performance in South Africa: a pilot study of grade 6 mathematics lessons in Gauteng province

Despite widespread acceptance of the notion that improving student performance may have a high economic and social payoff, policy analysts i...

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