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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Research data: MATHEMATICS ACHIEVEMENT

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2012 Language: a cultural capital for conceptualizing mathematics knowledge

Mathematics education in South Africa is in crisis. Students continue to perform at a lower level compared to other nations including those ...

2012 Can we afford to wait any longer?: pre-school children are ready to learn mathematics

South African students' poor mathematics performance on national and international tests can be attributed to the gap the children begin sch...

2011 Improving mathematics performance at schools

The education system consists of two parts, namely the socioeconomic haves and the have-nots. VIJAY REDDY and DEAN JANSE van RENSBURG analys...

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