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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: HOME ENVIRONMENT

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2020 Learners' educational aspirations in South Africa: the role of the home and the school

An extensive body of research exists on the background characteristics that predict learner achievement. However, in South Africa, little at...

2017 Home and school environmental determinants of science achievement of South Africa students

Determinants of educational achievement extend beyond the school environment to include the home environment. Both environments provide tang...

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2015 Home and school resources as predictors of mathematics performance in South Africa

The creation of an environment conducive to learning is vitally important in the academic achievement of learners. Such an environment exten...

2013 Solid foundations: the role of the home in education

The home environment should be an extension of the school learning environment. It is here that learners should be doing their homework and ...