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: SCIENCE ACHIEVEMENT

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2018 The impact of language factors on learner achievement in science

South African learner achievement remains poor, despite large investment in schooling over the last two decades. Literature and research fin...

2018 I believe I can do science: self-efficacy and science achievement of grade 9 students in South Africa

An important component of an individual's scientific literacy is a positive attitude towards science. However, emphasis is too often placed ...

2018 Believe you can succeed in science

'I think I can! I think I can!' -The well-known story of The Little Engine That Could, which overcame a seemingly impossible task, speaks to...

2017 Home and school environmental determinants of science achievement of South Africa students

Determinants of educational achievement extend beyond the school environment to include the home environment. Both environments provide tang...