AOSEC Sports & Leisure Network
Date(s) - 28/09/2017
10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Queen Mary's College
This popular network is the result of an exciting partnership between AOSEC and AoC Sport. Open to AOSEC network subscribers and members of AoC sport. The network supports the development of all aspects of sport related activity in colleges and covers both curriculum and operational.
AoC Sport provides national updates at every meeting. External organisations have included, WorkdSkills UK and the National Citizenship Service. College experiences play a large role in this network, with colleagues from in and out of the region, presenting innovative work and best practice.
Group discussions feature at every network, giving delegates the opportunity to raise any concerns or challenges.
Ashley Grute, Head of Sport and Public Services at South Downs College, chairs this successful network.
|10:00||Arrival and registration|
|10:30||Welcome and introductions
Tom Barge Chair of AoC Sport South East Operations Group
|10:40||AoC Sport operations and sport development
This session will cover South East operations matters including leagues and cups, regional tournaments, National Championships, local development opportunities and representative teams
Sandy Veale, Regional Development Officer (South), AoC Sport and Tom Barge Chair of the South East Operations Group and Lynne Gardner Vice Chair.
|12:30||AoC Sport national update
Kirstie Hickson, Policy Officer (South), AoC Sport
|13:30||Welcome and introductions
Ashley Grute, Director of Curriculum, Havant and South Downs College and AOSEC Sport and Leisure Network Chair
|13:40||The benefits and challenges of e-learning in further education
Adam Williams, Head of Products and Education, YMCA
|14:10||Retention and attendance strategies
Group discussion allowing the opportunity for colleagues to share strategies that their college has adopted to improve attendance and retention.
Facilitated by Ashley Grute, Director of Curriculum, Havant and South Downs College
|14:50||Any other business
Date / venue / topics for next session
What delegates have said
“As a new Head of Department, it gives me a lot of relevant information and lots of ideas to implement within the team.”
Sarah Lipscombe, BCA
“Really Important to attend in order to maintain relationships and to keep an up-to-date understanding of college sport, policy, issues and opportunities for the sector.”
Penny Woods, Sport Hampshire