Posted: Wed, 20 Sep 2017 10:24 by Adam Warden
Major investment to create new workforce opportunities for sport and physical activity sector
Sport England are investing £1.2 million into the Chartered Institute for the Management of Sport and Physical Activity (CIMSPA)Open in a new window over the next two years.
The backing will transform the delivery of sport and physical activity services – and help create a well-trained and highly skilled workforce for the sector.
ONE SECTOR, ONCE... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 20 Sep 2017 10:15 by Adam Warden
Time is running out to nominate for UK Coaching Awards
With less than two weeks left to nominate for the UK Coaching Awards, members of the public are being urged to nominate as soon as they can to avoid disappointment.
Do you know a coach who goes above and beyond the line of duty? Have they transformed someone's life or had a significant impact on their local community? Now is the time to show your appreciation for all they do and nominate them.
Nominations... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 20 Sep 2017 10:10 by Adam Warden
Welcome to the September update from T.E.A.M Birmingham.
Since our last newsletter there have been a lot of developments around Birmingham's bid to host the 2022 Commonwealth Games. Having been named England's Candidate City ahead of Liverpool, there is a lot of work currently taking place to ensure the overall bid is successful.
Birmingham continues to host a range of other major events and this coming weekend, the 23rd and 24th September, sees Velo... Read More »
Posted: Thu, 10 Aug 2017 15:51 by Adam Warden
Review into UK Coaching Certificate aims to break down the barriers that stop people coaching
The Sport and Recreation Alliance will lead a review into the framework that supports current governing body sport coach-education programmes.
It will look into the current state of coaching and the necessary changes needed to get more people from diverse backgrounds into coaching.
The need to review the current coaching certificate is clear.
More than... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 22 May 2017 11:28 by Adam Warden
From today (Monday 22 May) Sports Coach UK is rebranding and will become UK Coaching.
Watch our launch animation here
This rebrand is not just a name change or a redesign of our logo, it is much more.
Our view of coaching has changed, it is no longer solely about the acquiring and honing of sports skills, it is about improving a person's experience of sport and physical activity by providing specialised support and guidance aligned to their individual... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 22 May 2017 10:31 by Adeel Khan
If you are interested in a sports coaching career or a pathway into teaching, then our Traineeships are the perfect opportunity for you.
A traineeship is an education and training programme with work experience that is focused on giving young people the skills and experience that employers are looking for. Aspire have high-quality traineeship work experience opportunities this summer, shadowing the delivery of sport and physical activities on our Active... Read More »
Posted: Mon, 08 May 2017 16:18 by Adam Warden
As part of the process of developing professional standards for the sector, CIMSPA are now beginning the work covering coaching-related standards in the sector, working in partnership with sports coach UK and the Open University.
In preparation for this and in anticipation of coaching apprenticeship developments we are asking organisations who employ coaches to complete a short, five-question online survey.
This will provide a snapshot of the UK paid... Read More »
Posted: Tue, 02 May 2017 12:01 by Adam Warden
How do you get started in coaching? Is it planned? Do you know where you want to be in five years and how to get there? Can you actually get there? Is it realistic?
Lots of experiences of being involved in coaching and coach development is based on random opportunity, it can be a case of serendipitous moments that define our coaching.
The concept of "The Coach's Journey" is to provide the opportunity to look at various reference points that would provide... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 19 Apr 2017 10:17 by Adam Warden
British Blind Sport believes that everyone has the right to participate in a sport of their choice. However, there are many barriers that people with visual impairments can face when trying to be active.
Coaches and volunteers play an important role in developing more recreational activities and British Blind Sport wants to ensure they have the knowledge to provide inclusive and accessible sporting opportunities for people with sight loss. To do this,... Read More »
Posted: Wed, 19 Apr 2017 10:15 by Adam Warden
The British Athletics Supporters' Club (BASC) is looking to assist Coaches and Officials with bursaries.
BASC will award sums of up to £250 to successful applicants who wish to pursue higher standards. This might possibly, but not exclusively, involve attending a qualification course run by UK Athletics, England Athletics or similar organisations.