Educational statistics 70% open

South Africa

What data is expected?

Key national indicators of educational outcomes and performance. At minimum we assess national aggregates, split by sex and age for at least two school stages.

  • Enrolment and completion rates
  • Attendance and literacy rates
  • Exam results
  • Disaggregation by sex and age
  • Data available for two school stages or more
  • None of the above

How open is the data?

All answers

Question Answer Comment
Available free of charge Yes
Downloadable Yes
Publicly available Yes
Openly licenced No
Up-to-date Yes
In an open and machine-readable format Other pdf
location http://www.dhet.gov.za/dhetresearchbulletin/issue2/publ - A research bulletin administered by the Department of Higher Education and Training which provides links to third parties /government agencies that collect the data and publish it., https://www.education.gov.za/Resources/Reports.aspx - This page on the Department of Basic Education's website gives links for direct downloads of the annual publications on various themes including high school leaving exam results and performance reports.
Collected by government Yes
findable_steps I first searched for data on primary and high school education. The top hit was the Department of Basic Education's website which I explored and found the links for direct downloads of reports of the data. I then searched for the data on higher and tertiary education. The top hit was the Department of Higher Education and Training's website. Upon exploring the website, I found the bulletin which provides links to research output from different government agencies on the data.
characteristics Exam results
Controlled access Yes
Collector name Department of Basic Education The Department of Basic Education provides data on primary and high school education. The Department of Higher Education and Training, through various government agencies such as the Council on Higher Education, provides the data for higher education.

Meta data

Data location   http://www.dhet.gov.za/dhetresearchbulletin/issue2/publ - A research bulletin administered by the Department of Higher Education and Training which provides links to third parties /government agencies that collect the data and publish it.
   https://www.education.gov.za/Resources/Reports.aspx - This page on the Department of Basic Education's website gives links for direct downloads of the annual publications on various themes including high school leaving exam results and performance reports.
Data licence   Unknown
Data format   Other
Reviewer   Mbongeni Hlabano
Submitters   anonymous
Last modified   Mon Jun 04 2018 15:14:27 GMT+0000 (UTC)