The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC)

Found 89 titles
1977

Government Incentivisation of Higher Education-Industry Research Partnerships in South Africa. An Audit of THRIP and the Innovation Fund
Working Partnerships: Higher Education, Industry and Innovation

This research monograph is part of a series that explores the ways in which South African higher education and industry have formed research partnerships in response to global trends and national policy imperatives. The series examines these partnerships in relation to knowledge production, enterprise productivity and innovation in biotechnology, ICT and new materials development.

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Format : 208mm x 289mm
Pages : 182
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2038-9
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2038-6
Publish Year : 2003
Price R 209.00
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Higher education and work
Setting a new research agenda

Higher education and work consists of two papers. The first provides an analysis of research on graduate employment in South Africa, and reflects on the state of research on graduate employment and unemployment in South Africa, while the second looks at the challenges facing the education, training and employment of South Africas scientific labour force.

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Format : 148mm x 210mm
Pages : 62
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2118-0
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2118-5
Publish Year : 2006
Price R 105.00
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Human Resources Development Review 2003
Education, employment and skills in South Africa

The first in a series of triennial reviews, this study gives a comprehensive assessment of human resource and development trends in South Africa. Along with its companion web-based data warehouse, it is an invaluable, user-friendly resource for policy-makers, planners, managers and educators at both national and institutional levels.

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Format : 215mm x 300mm
Pages : 740
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2049-4
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2049-2
Publish Year : 2003
Price R 495.00
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Human Resources Development Review 2008
Education, Employment and Skills in South Africa

Through 25 chapters authored by some of the leading researchers in the field, Human Resources Development Review 2008 provides an extensive overview of the contextual factors driving human resources development in South Africa. A key theme throughout the volume is the importance of a multi-faceted skills development strategy operating at three levels.

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Format : 280mm x 210mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 640
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2203-9
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2203-8
Publish Year : 2007
Rights : World Rights
Price R 395.00
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In Search of Best Practice in South African Desegregated Schools

One of the daunting challenges facing South Africa in the contemporary period is that of achieving social cohesion. Educational institutions should be at the cutting edge of the project to weave a common identity whilst promoting respect for difference. It was this challenge that motivated us to convene colloquia in 2003 and 2006 to discuss the current state of school desegregation and innovative ways to forge ahead in the complex processes of dismantling the legacies of the past and creating inclusive paradigms for our classrooms.

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Format : 280mm x 210mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 168
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2224-1
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2224-3
Publish Year : 2008
Rights : World Rights
Price R 102.00
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Independent Schooling in Post-Apartheid South Africa
A quantitive overview

This paper presents a quantitative overview of the South African independent schooling sector. Some popular myths about the sector being largely white and elitist are dispelled by the study. However, there is also evidence of poor performance and new forms of inequity emerging of which role-players in the sector should be aware.

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Format : 148mm x 210mm
Pages : 52
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2046-X (HRD 1)
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2046-1
Publish Year : 2004
Price R 98.00
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Inequalities in Higher Education and the Structure of the Labour Market

Part of the ongoing research on the employment experiences of university graduates in South Africa and based upon the most comprehensive tracer study of university graduates yet conducted, this paper looks at the inequities in higher education and their consequences in the labour market for people with tertiary qualification.

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Format : 210mm x 280mm
Pages : 20
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2102-4
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2102-4
Publish Year : 2005
Price R 98.00
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Information and Communication Technologies
In South African secondary schools

Increasing learner access to information and communication technologies (ICT) in the curriculum is strategically important to ensure that school leavers moving into the labour market or into further study have the appropriate background and capacities to succeed, as work and educational environments becoming increasingly information intensive.

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Format : 280mm x 210mm
Pages : 136
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2040-0
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2040-9
Publish Year : 2005
Price R 184.00
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Knowledge, curriculum and qualifications for South African Further Education

All countries, and South Africa is no exception, face acute dilemmas in modernising their systems of upper secondary and further education and training. Faced with pressures from the fast changing world of work, this education sector has become characterized by political slogans stressing skill development, improved access and participation, and the accountability of providers through some form of market. On the other hand, the phenomenon of academic drift reveals that students increasingly see their future as progressing to higher education. Policymakers attempt to resolve these competing demands by calling for transferable, portable outcomes and qualifications as the new currency of an increasingly market-type system.

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Format : 148mm x 210mm
Pages : 168
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2154-7
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2154-3
Publish Year : 2006
Price R 170.00
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Learner Performance in South Africa
Social and economic determinants of success in language and mathematics

This monograph reports on the nature of private post-school technical and vocational education and training (TVET) within the further education and training (FET) band in the South African education system. It provides, for the first time, empirical data about the participants, the location and ownership of institutions, the programmes offered, and the delivery of private TVET provision in the country, as well as case studies which explore the character of the sector.

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Format : 210mm x 280mm
Pages : 88
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2041-9
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2041-6
Publish Year : 2005
Price R 115.00
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Learning / Work
Turning work and lifelong learning inside out

We are living through a daunting yet fascinating period in which the global economy increasingly challenges the accepted dichotomies between home-life and work-life, between employment and unemployment, paid work and unpaid work. This calls for serious analysis of how knowledge is generated, both formally and informally, in workplaces as diverse as the factory, the field, or the street. It raises questions about what forms of learning and training are involved; how they articulate with one another and what practical and theoretical implications this has for our societies.

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Format : mm x mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 384
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2283-7
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2283-0
Publish Year : 2009
Rights : World Rights
Price R 265.00
Learning

Learning for Living
Towards a new vision for post-school learning in South Africa

The post-school education and training system in South Africa has been the focus of much attention since the establishment of the Department of Higher Education and Training in 2009. In the context of deepening inequality, poverty and unemployment, the need for a humanising, liberating and critical approach to learning and pedagogy in post-school education is becoming urgent. The rural and urban voices that speak in this book tell us that the current system is out of touch with the ways in which they are making a life.

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Format : 248mm x 184mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 312
ISBN 13 : 978-0-7969-2524-4
Publish Year : March 2018
Rights : World Rights
Price R 250.00