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: PRIMARY EDUCATION

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2016 The viability of individual oral assessments for learners: insights gained from two intervention evaluations

It is essential for learners to develop foundational literacy skills, ideally, in the first grade of formal education. These skills are then...

2015 Improving learner achievement in South Africa: a policy proposition for a growth mindset approach to enhance learner support at basic education level

Knowledge of conventional factors influencing learner achievement mainly focuses on tangible factors, such as school resources, teachers' qu...

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2015 Hope for rebuilding language foundations: part 1: following a cohort into a second year

This current Part-1 report serves as an extension report for Cohort 1 over a two-year period (2013-2014/5). The companion report for the rep...

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2015 Hope for rebuilding language foundations: part 2: replication in a second cohort: evidence after one year (2015)

Rather than a repetition of what was said in May last year in the first impact report after completion of one year's learner generation inte...

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