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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: MATHEMATICS ACHIEVEMENT

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2017 The use of the indigenous game of Morabaraba in mathematics education

The focus of this chapter is to show that some cultural aspects related to indigenous games can play a significant role in enhancing mathema...

2017 School climate and mathematics achievement: can the children learn?

Recently, the media covered high levels of violence and bullying in schools highlighting safety concerns in schools. Learners need to be in ...

2017 TIMSS 2015 Grade 5 national report: understanding mathematics achievement amongst Grade 5 learners in South Africa: nurturing green shoots

South African learners perform poorly by both local and international standards. Progress over the last twenty years has been steady, but sl...

2017 Quality education for sustainable development: are we on the right track?: evidence from the TIMSS 2015 study in South Africa

Obtaining quality education provides the foundation for improving people's lives and contributes to sustainable development. The world has c...