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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2019 Online pilot test: Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) instrument

In order to capacitate community-based paralegals (CBPs), they must first have access to quality and accredited education and training. Howe...

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2009 Recognising phronesis, or practical wisdom, in the recognition of prior learning

This chapter considers accounts of the life experiences, personal qualities and knowledge of selected teachers in the light of various defin...

2009 In search of phronesis: recognizing practical wisdom in the Recognition (Assessment) of Prior Learning

This article argues that greater understanding of the Aristotelian concept of phronesis or practical wisdom would make an important contribu...

2008 The RPL conundrum: Recognition of Prior Learning in a teacher upgrading programme

The practice of Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) in the education of adults seeks to affirm and accredit the knowledge and skills which t...