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Access is provided to research outputs generated by HSRC researchers since 2000. All research outputs are provided free of charge to the public, with the exception of confidential reports. Where possible the full-text is provided for immediate download. If you are interested in obtaining a copy of an output which is not immediately available for download, please contact the Digital Curation Team at researchoutputs@hsrc.ac.za.

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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...

2016 Science engagement framework and youth into science strategy: science awareness spaces in South Africa

This report explores the spaces which exist for the promotion of science awareness in South Africa. Many of the identified spaces also provi...

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2015 Science awareness, attitudes and astronomy: continuity and changes: South African Social Attitudes Survey 2013

A 2009 study for the South African Agency for Science and Technology Advancement (SAASTA) reviewed research in this area undertaken in South...