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: SKILLS DEVELOPMENT

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2020 Skills mismatches and shortages within the TVET sector: peril or promise?

Despite the strong policy commitment within the TVET system to: (1) expand access for enrolment and (2) strengthen the sectors capacity to p...

2019 Analysising the proposed workplace skills survey

The purpose of the present document is to provide a brief guide to potential analyses that may be performed using data from the WSS. The g...

2019 Information and skills planning for the workplace: case studies of firms in South Africa

The skills planning mechanism provides an overarching framework for linking the demands of the economy with the types of skills produced by ...

2019 Skills for the future: new research perspectives

Nowadays, previously unimagined employment opportunities abound and the future is likely to hold even more change. How do key actors involve...