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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2018 Workbook and textbook availability: adding learners' voices

In 2012, Limpopo was at the centre of a media storm when textbooks were not delivered to schools in the province. After high-profile litigat...

2018 The differing effect of language factors on science and mathematics achievement using TIMSS 2015 data: South Africa

Choice of instructional language is influenced by both previous and current perceptions of the value of a given language. For many South Afr...

2018 School leadership and local learning contexts in South Africa

Most of the research on SLM and educational outcomes in South Africa is based on small-scale studies and are descriptive in nature. Here, we...

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2017 Teacher classroom practices and mathematics performance in South African schools: a reflection on TIMSS 2011

Teachers play an important role in the provision of quality education. The variety of classroom practices they use in interacting with learn...