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African Early Child Development Assessment Resource (ECDRES) 2007

The resource which includes descriptions of tests used to assess a range of functions together with African research and standardisation data, is available as a searchable on-line portal.

ELL 2007: Employment and Learning pathways of Learnership participants in the NSDS phase II (ELL): All provinces in South Africa

The data set consists of information on persons who registered for a learnership qualification and who enrolled in the first year of the National Skills Development Strategy (NSDS) Phase II.

A total number of 6 815 valid surveys were returned. This represents a total return rate of 85.2%.

HIV/AIDS Educators study (ELRC) 2005: Educators data - All provinces in South Africa

This data set has 21,358 records and 609 variables addressing the impact of HIV/AIDS on educators in South African public schools. It contains the Biographic data, teaching responsibilities, work load, impact of HIV on educators, absenteeism, morale and job satisfaction, training and support, substance use, violence within schools, sexual behaviour, male condom accessibility, HIV/AIDS knowledge, communication about HIV/AIDS, risk perception, Voluntary Counselling and Testing (VCT), tuberculosis, health service utilisation and HIV status.

The data contains 609 variables and 21358 cases.

HIV/AIDS Educators study (ELRC) 2005: Education institution data - All provinces in South Africa

This data set has the statistics of the FETcolleges and public schools in South Africa addressing human resources regarding educators and student educators. It also addresses staff loss and relative wealth ranking.

There are 1508 records and 119 variables.

HIV/AIDS Educators study (ELRC) 2005: Student educator data - All provinces in South Africa

The objective of this study was to collect information about demand and supply of educators based in public educational institutions and FET colleges in South Africa. This data set has 919 records and 326 variables addressing the impact of HIV/AIDS on student educators in South African. It contains the biographic data, study subjects responsibilities, work load, impact of HIV on student educators, absenteeism, morale and job satisfaction, training and support, substance use, violence within schools, sexual behaviour, male condom accessibility, HIV/AIDS knowledge, communication about HIV/AIDS, risk perception, Voluntary Counselling and Testing (VCT), tuberculosis, health service utilisation, HIV status.

The data contains 326 variables and 919 cases.

The evaluation of peer education in Western Cape schools (EPEP): A longitudinal study 2013 - Time 0

The purpose of this data collection was to measure change in attitudes, knowledge and behaviour of Grade 8 and Grade 9 learners on a set of pre-identified indicators in relation to peer education and HIV/AIDS. This is the first data set obtained from three phases of collections which were analysed to explore whether peer education in our sample of schools had achieved the set objectives. It contains 286 variables and 2951 cases. The following topics were covered throughout the three sets of data collection: respondent's demographic data, respondent's school data, exposure to Peer Education, future orientation, sensation seeking and risk taking behaviour, drug and alcohol use, sexual efficacy, sexual experience, HIV/AIDS knowledge, HIV/AIDS attitudes, HIV/AIDS behaviours and intentions, decision making, healthy and unhealthy relationships and gender and social support.

The evaluation of peer education in Western Cape schools (EPEP): A longitudinal study 2013 - Time 1

The purpose of this data collection was to measure change in attitudes, knowledge and behaviour of Grade 8 and Grade 9 learners on a set of pre-identified indicators in relation to peer education and HIV/AIDS. This is the second data set obtained from three phases of collections which were analysed to explore whether peer education in our sample of schools had achieved the set objectives. It contains 287 variables and 2675 cases. The following topics were covered throughout the three sets of data collection: respondent's demographic data, respondent's school data, exposure to Peer Education, future orientation, sensation seeking and risk taking behaviour, drug and alcohol use, sexual efficacy, sexual experience, HIV/AIDS knowledge, HIV/AIDS attitudes, HIV/AIDS behaviours and intentions, decision making, healthy and unhealthy relationships and gender and social support.

The evaluation of peer education in Western Cape schools (EPEP): A longitudinal study 2013 - Time 2

The purpose of this data collection was to measure change in attitudes, knowledge and behaviour of Grade 8 and Grade 9 learners on a set of pre-identified indicators in relation to peer education and HIV/AIDS. This is the third data set obtained from three phases of collections which were analysed to explore whether peer education in our sample of schools had achieved the set objectives. It contains 286 variables and 2230 cases. The following topics were covered throughout the three sets of data collection: respondent's demographic data, respondent's school data, exposure to Peer Education, future orientation, sensation seeking and risk taking behaviour, drug and alcohol use, sexual efficacy, sexual experience, HIV/AIDS knowledge, HIV/AIDS attitudes, HIV/AIDS behaviours and intentions, decision making, healthy and unhealthy relationships and gender and social support.

The Evaluation of the Expanded Public Works Programme II (EPWP II) 2009-2014 in KwaZulu-Natal

This data set contains the responses from 476 participants regarding household demographic information, poverty perceptions, household income and expenditure patterns, food and nutrition security, asset status of the household, health status, children and education, unemployment and poverty, employment and income generating history of household members, credit risk, general overview of the EPWP project, EPWP employment, skill and training profile, and personal/household benefit from EPWP.

The study targeted 400 EPWP beneficiaries and the actual realised sample was 376 EPWP current and past beneficiaries from 15 EPWP projects in 4 KZN districts. The study also targeted 100 non-beneficiaries for comparisons.

The data set contains 476 cases and 1087 variables.

South African Election Satisfaction Survey (ESS) 2016: All provinces

Topics covered in the questionnaire are: the distance traveled to the voting station, means of transport utilised, time spent in the voting queue, perception of IEC officials' competence, and perception of the freeness and fairness of the election.

In terms of the number of voting stations, a 100% realisation rate was achieved. All 300 selected voting stations were therefore visited on Election Day. The number of voters interviewed was 13,584 from the expected 15,000 which represented 90% response rate.

The data set for dissemination contains 80 variables and 13 584 cases

Investigating employer interaction with the Employment Services of South Africa (ESSA) 2013 - All provinces

The data set contains information from employers who have registered vacancies on the ESSA database and covers topics regarding the size and location of their industries, the profile of the work force, experience with ESSA and other recruitment channels used.

The data set contains 265 cases and 94 variables. 265 of the 605 employers realised providing a 43.8% realisation.

Framework for the development of an annual development report for the National Development Agency (FDADR) 2013: All provinces in South Africa

This is a qualitative study which conducted a total of 5 in-depth interviews. Organisations have been selected as respondents based on their experience and knowledge of development work in South Africa.

Gendered Dimensions of Farming Systems of small-scale livestock keepers (GDFS) 2014: Limpopo and Mpumalanga. A qualitative study

The data comprises of 26 individual interviews and 5 focus group transcriptions.

Originally 20 individuals were targeted (across the 2 research areas), and researchers eventually obtained 24 in-depth interviews. In other words, if interested individuals were willing to participate, the opportunity was used to gain further insights.

Two of the 24 individual interviews and one focus group interview ran into 2 files each which results in a total of 31 transcriptions.

Gendered Dimensions of Farming Systems of small-scale livestock keepers (GDFS) 2014: Limpopo and Mpumalanga. Quantitative data

The data contains household demographic and income and spending data, household information on livestock kept, animal healthcare practices, animal diseases dealt with, and knowledge around animal health and disease.

The data set consists of 85 cases and 665 variables.

Gay men's parenthood choices (GMPC) 2015: An exploratory study - Gauteng and Western Cape

The data set consists of 21 transcribed interviews in which 24 gay men were interviewed. 18 of the interviews were one-on-one interviews whilst couples were interviewed in 3 interviews.