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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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...

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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2018 Building solid language foundations for achievement

Research has consistently shown that language is an important factor in how learners perform academically. As a multilingual country, South ...

2018 The writing's on the wall ... and in other forbidden places: youth using languaging practices to mediate the past in formal and informal learning spaces

This chapter is firmly located in the 'after-life' of my doctoral research, a period that has been incredibly productive for looking at what...