News: March 2017
» 17.03.17: Simon visits FIBA in Geneva
Managing Director Simon Kirkland flew to Geneva to continue our work with them on the FIBA Referee Instructor Programme, here's his account of the trip... 'Just spent a day with FIBA the international governing body for basketball on the second phase of FRIP, The FIBA Referee Instructor Programme. So far we have helped train over 60 National Federation Instructors with the aim to train a total of 150 by the end of the year with sessions in the Americas, Oceana, Africa and Asia to come.
» 17.03.17: BBO Bridges Coaching Communities programme: Sue Cornes Case Study
Summary We started delivering our National Award winning Coaching Communities programme as a partner in the BBO Bridges project in Walsall in September 2016. This first programme involved building a strong referral network to ensure all organisations know who we are and what the programme can offer their customers.
» 15.03.17: International Women's Day
On Wednesday 8th March International Women's Day was celebrated all around the world and social media was filled with inspirational stories, images and messages to empower women. As a company proud to say that 77% of the team are female including 2/3 directors, we wanted to get involved. We posted throughout the day on our social media channels and you may have seen our staff This Girl Can pictures and interviews with some of our female tutors. See below our staff in action and check out our twitter feed to see all of our tutor interviews here
» 15.03.17: Development of the BaseballSoftballUK Level 2 Coaching Award
Outline We have been working in partnership with BSUK over the last three years to manage and support their coach education programme. After consultation with coaches and feedback from the workforce, it was recognised that there was a need to revisit the coaching pathway and develop a new Level 2 course.
» 14.03.17: Sport Structures Accepted on New Apprenticeship Register
We have just heard we been accepted on the Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers, which is a quality standard to deliver apprenticeships.
» 09.03.17: New 2017 Apprenticeship & Traineeship Brochure!
As it's National Apprenticeship Week we are launching our new 2017 Apprenticeship and Traineeship brochure, it contains information on employing an apprentice or trainee with us, the benefits and the frameworks we offer, click the below image to download the full brochure: