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 REFORM

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2018 HIV/AIDS, decolonisation and the South African curriculum: explorations on the edges of curriculum learning

This contribution reflects on the value of the HIV-AIDS discussion on the decolonisation debate in higher education. It looks at how a criti...

2017 When it comes to school science, language can determine success

Learners who have access to tangible educational resources, such as books and computers at home, tend to perform better in science than thos...

2016 Leading in the South African higher education

This chapter begins with a brief review of the major leadership theories in the discussion. It then moves on to an analysis of the nature a...

2015 Beyond benchmarks: what twenty years of TIMSS data tell us about South African education

South Africa has participated in a number of local and international educational achievement studies over the past 20 years. Their main pur...