Workforce development in our sector

Session Overview

There have been significant policy changes in the sectors priorities for workforce with the introduction of Towards an Active Nation and the Coaching Plan for England and an increasing focus on the importance of developing the right behaviours, skills and competencies and utilising a 'people like me' approach.

This workshop will outline how Sport Across Staffordshire are adopting a new approach to workforce development aligned to national priorities but reflective of local needs and highlights the challenges and opportunities it presents

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Lee Booth
Workforce Manager, CSP for Staffordshire and Stoke on Trent

Lee has worked in the sports development industry for over 20 years in a number of local authority, school sport partnership and county sport partnership roles, developing a specialism in workforce over this time. Lee is currently the Workforce Manager for the County Sport Partnership for Staffordshire and Stoke-On-Trent and also is a tutor for UK Coaching and the FA.