"To address the significant contribution of transport to national GHG emissions, the Department of Transport (DoT) has undertaken to develop a Green Transport Strategy (GTS) which aims to minimise the adverse impact of transport on the environment while addressing current and future transport demands based on sustainable development principles. The strategy will promote green mobility to ensure that the transport sector supports the achievement of green economic growth targets, and protecting the environment." The Department has published the Draft Green Transport Strategy: (2017-2050) for comment.
The Department of Higher Education and Training published the Report of the Ministerial Committee to develop a Funding Framework for Community Education and Training (CET) as well as Technical and Vocational Education and Training (TVET) Colleges for comment. "As cited in this report, the role of technical and vocational education and training is particularly crucial to the development of the country's manufacturing sector which at this point is seriously underdeveloped, given the country's level of development.
The Draft policy on the quality assurance of school based assessment (SBA) for Grade 10-12 is available for comment. "School Based Assessment (SBA) comprises all forms of assessment which are conducted by the teacher at the school level. This includes assignments, projects, simulations, research, demonstrations, role plays, listening exercises, tests and examinations. In subjects with a practical component and in the case of languages with an oral component, SBA includes assessment of the practical skills and in the case of languages, assessment of the oral skills."
The new long term grazing capacity map for South Africa 2017 is available for comment. It was "developed under Regulation 10 of the Conservation of Agricultural Resources Act, Act no 43 of 1983 (CARA)."