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: LANGUAGE ASSESSMENT
The demonstration of scalar equivalence in language proficiency tests (which can be viewed as monolingual language tests) has often been dee...Download this report
2010 Towards a framework for accommodating linguistic diversity among learners in large-scale assessments: lessons learnt from the WCED Grade 8 assessment study
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2005 Learner performance in South Africa: social and economic determinants of success in language and mathematics
South Africa has done well to systematically expand its educational system and to lengthen the schooling experience of successive learner co...