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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2020 An appraisal of bilingual language policy implementation in South African higher education

The demand for promoting bilingual and multilingual language policies in African universities can be regarded as a decolonial force for driv...

2019 Language rites: a symposium on language practices in South African higher education institutions

South Africa should transform through encouraging bilingualism in all levels and spheres of society. We have had several policies and yet la...

2018 The impact of language factors on learner achievement in science

South African learner achievement remains poor, despite large investment in schooling over the last two decades. Literature and research fin...

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2018 Learners deserve the best: teachers as agents of language proficiency

Teachers are the primary channel through which learners acquire academic knowledge. In classrooms, language is the key to communication and ...

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