The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC)

Found 67 titles
Timms 5

TIMMS 2015 Grade 5 National Report
Understanding mathematics and science achievement amongst Grade 5 learners in South Africa

The 2015 TIMMS Grade 5 study was administered for the first time in South Africa in August 2015. The study was led by a team of researchers at the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) in collaboration with the Department of Basic Education (DBE) and the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA).

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Format : 297mm x 210mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 112
ISBN 13 : 978-0-7969-2484-1
Publish Year : January 2018
Rights : World Rights
Price R 100.00
Timms 9

TIMMS 2015 Grade 9 National Report
Understanding mathematics and science achievement amongst Grade 9 learners in South Africa

The 2015 TIMMS Grade 9 study was administered in August 2015 by a team of researchers at the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) in collaboration with the Department of Basic Education (DBE) and the International Association for the Evaluation of Educational Achievement (IEA). This was the fifth time that South Africa has participated in TIMSS since 1995. In addition to the learner assessment data, the study also collected contextual information from learners, teachers and school principals, making it possible to explore the factors that are related to Grade 9 mathematics and science achievement.

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Format : 297mm x 210mm (Soft Cover)
Pages : 108
ISBN 13 : 978-0-7969-2502-2
Publish Year : January 2018
Rights : World Rights
Price R 100.00
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Understanding HIV/AIDS Stigma
A theoretical and methodological analysis

At a time when alarming numbers of people with HIV/AIDS seek help under cover of darkness, deeply ashamed of their plight, it is crucial to find ways to better comprehend and address the specific nature of stigma around HIV/AIDS in southern Africa.

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Format : 210mm x 280mm
Pages : 112
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2104-0
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2104-8
Publish Year : 2005
Price R 184.00
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The WK Kellogg Foundation's Orphans and Vulnerable Children Project
Interventions in Botswana, South Africa and Zimbabwe

In 2002, the Human Sciences Research Council was commissioned by the WK Kellogg Foundation to develop and implement a five-year intervention project focusing on orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) in southern Africa. In collaboration with several partner organizations, the project currently focuses on how children, families and communities in Botswana, South Africa and Zimbabwe are coping with the impact of HIV/AIDS. The aim of the project is to develop models of best practise so as to enhance and improve support structures for OVC in the southern African region as a whole.

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Format : 210mm x 280mm
Pages : 96
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2140-7
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2140-6
Publish Year : 2005
Price R 98.00
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Working to support orphans and vulnerable children in southern Africa
A reflection on values, principles and organisational issues

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In 2002, the Human Sciences Research Council was commissioned by the WK Kellogg Foundation to develop and implement a five-year intervention project focusing on orphans and vulnerable children (OVC) in southern Africa. In collaboration with several partner organizations, the project currently focuses on how children, families and communities in Botswana, South Africa and Zimbabwe are coping with the impact of HIV/AIDS. The aim of the project is to develop models of best practise so as to enhance and improve support structures for OVC in the southern African region as a whole.

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Format : 210mm x 280mm
Pages : 36
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2142-3
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2142-0
Publish Year : 2006
Price R 95.00
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Workplace Policies in Public Education
A review focusing on HIV/AIDS

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Policy governs many aspects of the professional lives of educators. It is also central to their and the sector's response to crises such as the HIV/AIDS epidemic. As such policy can contribute directly to curtailing the attrition of educators, by encouraging and providing protection against threats such as HIV/AIDS, and by creating a positive and supportive working environment. This study examines workplace and HIV/AIDS policies from the Department of Education (DoE) and the HIV/AIDS policies of two trade unions, as part of a broader study looking at the attrition of educators. The policies themselves were found to be well written and if implemented, would create a good environment for educators. A number of successes were noted, particularly in terms of the transformation of education structures. The findings suggest that problems are centered on a lack of policy implementation, resulting from disjunctures between the national office and provincial and district offices, as well as a lack of resources and inadequate planning and preparation for implementation.

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Format : 210mm x 280mm
Pages : 180
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2112-1
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2112-3
Publish Year : 2005
Price R 159.00
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Zip Zip My Brain Harts

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Zip Zip My Brain Harts is the result of collaboration between Buckland (a photographer) and HSRC researchers concerned with disability issues. Angie Bucklands remarkable photographs, interspersed with challenging text, are a unique expression of the fullness of human experience, with all its joy, pain and confusion.

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Format : 210mm x 230mm
Pages : 104
ISBN 10 : 0-7969-2159-8
ISBN 13 : 978-07969-2159-8
Publish Year : 2006
Price R 187.00