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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2017 The role of the private sector in vocational and educational training: developments and success factors in selected countries

This Policy Paper analyses the vocational education and training (VET) system in four selected countries ??? namely India, the Republic of K...

2007 Credentials and mobility: an analysis of the profile of students studying at registered private higher education institutions in South Africa

Analysing the private higher education sector in relation to the public sector is not helpful, nor is aggregating student data to explain tr...

2005 Private further education and training in South Africa: the changing landscape

Private provision of Technical and Vocational Further Education and Training (TVET) in the Further Education and Training (FET) band in the ...