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Policy Development Framework, Impact Assessment & Evaluation

The National Policy Development Framework aims to regulate policy management processes in South Africa and embed the Socio-Economic Impact Assessment System in the policymaking process.

AI & Data Topical Guide Series

Can artificial intelligence (AI) and data support a more inclusive and equitable South Africa? PAN collaborated with the University of Pretoria to publish a series of nine Topical Guides on the social and policy implications of AI and data.

Trends in International Mathematics & Science Study

The Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study - South Africa (TIMSS-SA) takes place every four years and the results from the latest round were released in December 2020.

Evidence mapping and synthesis

PAN is working with the Departments of Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation (DPME) and Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (CoGTA) to identify and synthesise evidence related to health systems and local government respectively.

National HIV Survey

The South African National HIV Prevalence, HIV Incidence, Behaviour and Communication Survey (SABSSM) is part of a series of cross-sectional surveys undertaken by a research consortium led by the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC).

Training on Data Journalism

PAN is collaborating with the South African Agency for Science and Technology Advancement (SAASTA) to run data journalism workshops for emerging journalists and program managers from community media houses across the country.

Open Data Engagements & Toolkit

PAN is working with partners in the Open Data South Africa initiative to host regular workshops on using data for social impact and policy action. We also maintain the open data toolkit.

Social Attitudes Survey

The South African Social Attitudes Survey (SASAS) series charts and explains the interaction between the country’s changing institutions, its political and economic structures, and the attitudes, beliefs and behaviour patterns of its diverse populations.

COVID-19 HSRC Surveys and Analysis

The Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) and its partners have been conducting research to understand how the COVID-19 virus and lockdown interventions are affecting various groups of people.