Twenty Years of Freedom and Democracy: A Focus on Club Development; From Policy to Practice

This paper provides an overview of the strategies and policies of Government that relate to the central theme of this edition of the journal, namely Club Development. The point of departure is a brief background to celebrating twenty years of freedom and democracy in South Africa. The main reasons for dedicating this edition to such a celebration are provided. The key overarching policy giving direction to all Government Departments is the National Development Plan which sketches the key priorities that Government has set for the country over the next twenty years. Strategy and Policies specific to the National Department of Sport and Recreation that relate to club development and the engendering of social cohesion and development of a national identity and this article presents the position of Government on the theme.

: 08 June 2015
: Singh, Paul
: 2015
: Vol 2, No 4
: Think Sport
Publication Page
: 6
Media Type
: Article