The Future of Sport
Employment, Skills and Apprenticeships
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THE FUTURE OF SPORT
EMPLOYMENT, SKILLS AND APPRENTICESHIPS
13TH SEPTEMBER 2016
MOLINEUX STADIUM

The Future of Sport

08:00-09:10 Registration and Networking
09:20-10:50 Morning Plenary Session 1
09:10
Chair - Opening Address
Jacqui Oatley (confirmed)
MBE
BBC
09:15
Video Presentation

Why a Quality Sports Workforce is Needed to Create a Sporting Future.

Tracey Crouch (confirmed)
Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Sport, Tourism and Heritage
Department for Culture, Media & Sport
09:20
An Active Nation for An Active Workforce​

How the workforce underpins "Towards an Active Nation". How CIMPSA and Sport England are leading and enabling change. 

 

Tara Dillon (confirmed)
Chief Executive
CIMSPA (The Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity)
Stephanie Maurel (confirmed)
Strategic Lead for Workforce and Clubs
Sport England
09:40
The Business and Academic Partnership. Producing the Next Generation Workforce

How can we make tomorrow's workforce ready for an active nation? What is the role of Academics and how can we bring employers and academies together? 

Andy Reed (confirmed)
Director
The Sports Think Tank
10:00
Rising to the Challenge. New Thinking in Careers and Enterprise

How the company is evolving the careers and enterpise offered to young people. What are the opportunities for the sports sector?

 

Tristam Hooley (confirmed)
Professor of Career Education and Head of iCeGS
The Careers and Enterprise Company
10:20-10:40 Headline Sponsor
10:20
Creating Sector Leaders

Understand how to develop a demand led delivery model that responds to the sectors skills and economic needs through investing with people.

David Kreyling (confirmed)
Managing Director
Creative Sport and Leisure
10:40-10:50 Morning Plenary Q&A
10:50-11:10 Refreshments and Networking Break
11:10-12:15 Morning Plenary Session 2
11:10
Introducing the Sports Apprenticeship Framework
Jason Fergus (confirmed)
Director of Active Essex
Active Essex
11:25
The Business of Sport Employment and Skills Debate

Floor debate on how we can provide better careers information, advice and guidance, move to employer demand led for skills and attitude and bring greater alignment between employers and academics.

Jacqui Oatley (confirmed)
MBE
BBC
12:15-13:10 Lunch and Networking
13:10-14:15 Afternoon Plenary Session
13:10
Chair - Afternoon Address
Jacqui Oatley (confirmed)
MBE
BBC
13:15
The Community Hub Model – Heath Town and Moss Side.​

Working with communities to build and strengthen capacity. Ensuring meaningful engagement foir community development. Understanding the lessons from Heath Town, Wolverhampton and Moss Side, Manchester.

Geoff Thompson (confirmed)
Executive Chair MBE, FRSA, DL
The Youth Charter
13:35
Building the Job Ready Workforce. School and Business Partnership

How businesses and Academies can drive a work ready culture and values within young people

Guy Shears (confirmed)
RSA Head Teacher
Arrow Vale RSA Academy
13:50
Role of Employers in developing the Disability Workforce.​

How employers and specialist Colleges develop the disabled workforce needed for an active and incliusive nation.

Clare Howard (confirmed)
Chief Executive
The Association of National Specialist Colleges
14:15-15:00 Workshop Session 1. An opportunity to exchange knowledge and gain valuable insight.
14:15
Mentoring and Social Inclusion

What do we learn from the skill sets of mentoring working with those farthest from the job market?

Kim Babb (confirmed)
Director
Black Country Talent Match
Joanne Turley (confirmed)
Marketing Manager
Ark Housing Consultancy LLP
14:15
Colleges Role in Producing the Workforce of Tomorrow.

Developing standards and tools to sustain excellent practice in Colleges

Colin Huffen (confirmed)
Sport Policy Lead
Association Of Colleges Sport
14:15
The Birmingham Way - Instigating Change Through Workforce Development

How an innovative pilot is shaping the future workforce. 

 

Tom McIntosh (confirmed)
Operations Director
Sport Birmingham
Adam Warden (confirmed)
Coach and Volunteer Manager
Sport Birmingham
15:05-15:50 Workshop Session 2. An opportunity to exchange knowledge and gain valuable insight.
15:05
New Opportunities for Sport in Careers and Enterprise

What are the function of Careers and Enterprise Advisors and what are the opportunities for sport?

Deniece Gabriel (invited)
Careers and Enterprise Manager
Black Country Consortium
15:05
Understanding The Apprenticeship Levy and the Opportunities for Sport

How can the sport sector realise potential through apprenticeships? What does the levy and framework mean to the sector? 

Steve Mitchell (confirmed)
Director
Switch The Play
15:05
Insight into the Sports Coach Workforce.

What is some of the insight which will drive the new Coaching Plan for England.

Christopher Corfield (confirmed)
Head of Policy
Sports Coach UK
15:50-16:10 Final Presentation and Conference Closing Remarks
16:05
Launch of the Black Country Sector Skills Action Plan

How the Black Country Sector Skills Action Plan will ignite, Retune and Accelerate the Workforce.

Simon Hall (confirmed)
Physical Activity Strategy Lead
West Midlands Combined Authority
Jacqui Oatley (confirmed)
MBE
BBC
Deborah Williams (confirmed)
Board Chair
Black Country BeActive Partnership
16:10-16:10 Conference Close
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