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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2012 An assessment of skills development interventions in South Africa: skills development for the unemployed: the national skills fund and training of the unemployed

International studies on the impact of training for the unemployed have reported mixed results; some found that training has increased emplo...

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2012 An assessment of skills development interventions in South Africa: skills development through structured qualifications: learnerships and apprenticeships: journey through the learnership system mired by past

An analysis focusing on the journey and progress of individuals through the learnership system over the period of NSDS II shows the overall ...

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2012 An assessment of skills development interventions in South Africa: skills development through structured qualifications: learnerships and apprenticeships: apprentices remain undervalued

A recent study by Glenda Kruss, Angelique Wildschut, Dean Janse van Rensburg, Mariette Visser, Genevieve Haupt and Joan Roodt evaluating the...

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2012 An assessment of skills development interventions in South Africa: skills development through structured qualifications: learnerships and apprenticeships: the trade test - a constraint on artisan skilling?

The shortage of artisanal skills in South Africa is alarming. Amidst inconsistencies in ascertaining the scale of demand, it is generally ac...

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