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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: MOTHER-TONGUE EDUCATION

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2018 The differing effect of language factors on science and mathematics achievement using TIMSS 2015 data: South Africa

Choice of instructional language is influenced by both previous and current perceptions of the value of a given language. For many South Afr...

2018 Choice of language in education: do we know what South Africans want?

A key factor in providing quality education is the main language of instruction (M-LoI). This creates a challenging situation for education ...

2016 Dialogue in places of learning: youth amplified in South Africa

Showing how youth from one of the poorest and most violent neighborhoods in Cape Town, South Africa, learn differently in three educational ...

2013 Where 'whole language' literacy and 'communicative' language teaching fail

Research data of learners in 'less' developed countries indicate that few students meet desired outcomes when the whole language and communi...

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