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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2016 Smooth, staggered or stopped?: educational transitions among the youth

Understanding educational transitions is vital to addressing basic skills shortages. Efforts to address these shortages have been hampered b...

2016 Artisans and technicians in South Africa: what the future holds

There are widespread claims of a shortage of artisans in South Africa. While there is general agreement that artisan development is crucial,...

2016 Bridging skills: demand and supply in South Africa: the role of intermediary organisations

Government policy documents increasingly highlight the critical role intermediary organisations can play to bridge supply and demand. But wh...

2016 Higher education and economic development: building interactive capabilities

There is more to the role and developmental impact of higher education than economic development alone. In a rapidly changing and technologi...