Strategic Outcome Oriented Goals Of The Institution

Strategic goal 1

Citizens access sport and recreation activities

Goal statement

Citizens access sport and recreation activities such that there is an increase of 10% in sport and
recreation participation of citizens in selected activities by 2020.

Strategic intent

The benefits of participation are immeasurable and the Department is committed to supporting a variety of implementation modalities to encourage and support inclusive participation to capitalize on this.Citizens require facilities that are easily accessible and programmes that are stimulating enough to be sustainable.

Strategic Objectives

  • Active recreation programmes implemented.
  • Sports participation opportunities provided to communities.
  • School sport programmes supported.
  • Provincial sports development programmes supported.
  • Access to sport and recreation facilities optimised.
  • Technical and management support provided.

Strategic goal 2

Sport and recreation sector adequately transformed

Goal statement

Foster transformation within the sport and recreation sector such that selected National Federations achieve their transformation commitments by 2020.

Strategic intent

The Department is passionate about transformationand provides resources and initiates projects to transform the sector. These are premised on capacity building; transformative procurement policies and the introduction of responsive entrepreneurship programmes. Youth, women and people with disabilities are prioritized.Access to facilities that enable regular inclusive participation are key to achieving the strategic goal. Grassroots development programmes to ensure sustainable transformation; transformed administration at national, provincial and local levels as well as programmes to address under-representation in identified “exclusive codes” are non-negotiable outcomes of this goal.

Strategic Objectives

  • Active recreation programmes implemented.
  • Sports participation opportunities provided to communities.
  • School sport programmes supported.
  • Provincial sports development programmes supported.
  • Transformation of South African Sport adequately addressed.(Revised)
  • Access to sport and recreation facilities optimised. Technical and management support provided.

Strategic goal 3

Athletes achieve international success

Goal statement

Athletes and teams achieve success at international events as a result of them being supported by high-performance interventions. Success is qualified as an improvement in South Africa’s performance at selected multi-coded events; or an improvement and/or maintenance of world rankings in selected sports codes by 2020.

Strategic intent

Being a winning nation has very favourable spinoffs for nation building and social cohesion. To encourage this outcome the Department provides services and an environment to develop talented athletes and to support elite athletes.

Strategic Objectives

  • Scientific support services coordinated for athletes.
  • Major events supported.
  • Sports Tourism to South Africa promoted.
  • Achievements in the sport and recreation sector acknowledged.

Strategic goal 4

Enabling mechanisms to support sport and recreation

Goal statement

An integrated system of enablers (i.e.: facilities; sports confederations; an academy system; a sports house; a sports information centre; beneficial international relations and supportive sports broadcasting and sponsorships) established and fully operational by 2020.

Strategic intent

The delivery of sport and recreation programmes takes place within a network of comprehensive enablers, including the equitable provision of sport facilities and technical support to municipalities. Core to this is the provision of training, focused on previously disadvantaged sport and recreation practitioners. The Department facilitates the existence thereof by providing guidelines and standards as well as by resourcing the recognized delivery agents within the sector. These culminate in an environment that encourages both a winning as well as an active nation.

Strategic Objectives

  • Provincial sports development programmes supported
  • Good governance supported
  • Sport and recreation bodies supported
  • Strategic bilateral relations managed and strengthened
  • Participation in strategic multilateral relations managed
  • Access to sport and recreation facilities optimised.
  • Technical and management support provided.

Strategic goal 5

Sport used as a tool to support SAGovernment and global priorities

Goal statement

5% increase by 2020 in the perception of sport being recognised by the South African population as contributing to nation building and capitalizing on sports tourism to further boost the economy.
Sport used as a tool to contribute to a minimum of four global priorities by 2020.

Strategic intent

The growing contribution that sport and recreation can make to sustainable development is slowly being recognized. The Department offers sport as a vehicle for social change; social cohesion; education; health; economy; and international relations. Sport tourism will be used to promote and further boost domestic tourism supporting small and medium-sized towns to host events.

Strategic Objectives

  • Strategic leadership, management and support services provided.
    Government responsibility towards anti-doping supported.

Strategic goal 6

An efficient and effective organisation

Goal statement

Implement internal processes to ensure that SRSA annually receives an unqualified audit report and an MPAT rating of 4 within 5 years.

Strategic intent

The Department is committed to value-add services being delivered within the organization in order to promote an easy comprehension of business processes and to optimize compliance.

Strategic Objectives

  • Strategic leadership, management and support services provided.

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