Voluntary & Community Sector Children & Young People Conference - The New Future!

Voluntary & Community Sector Children & Young People Conference - The New Future!

26th June 2015 - 9am to 1:30pm

Venue: Pool Innovation Centre, Trevenson Road, Pool, Redruth, Cornwall

A conference for voluntary and community sector groups and organisations that work with children and young people.

The conference aim is to help us all understand the environment for Children & young people with the impact of ongoing budget cuts. To equip the sector to develop smart responses.

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Please note:  Delegates failing to attend will be charged a non-attendance fee of £50 unless at least two working days notice is given. Thank you. 

Welcome – Tracy Waters IVO chair

9:30

Early help update – Jack Cordery, Cornwall Council.

What does evidence look like? Tools that might be available to the sector. What do VCSE groups need to collect? Early years updates

9:35

Next round of ESF update – Andrew Green, The Learning partnership for Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly.

An update on the next round of ESF

10:00

Transformation challenge update  – Denbigh Cowley, Cornwall Council

Background, where has it come from?  Who is on the team? Which organisations are on the steering group? The function of the steering group. VCSE organisations – how to become involved in task and finish.

10:30

Tea break

11:00

Safeguarding - An Update –John Clements LSCB

11:15

Commissioning update  – TBC

What is the commissioning plan for the next 3 years? What contracts have come out? What might be the result of those contracts? What does evidence look like? Plans for consulting with young people

11:45

Apprenticeship update and opportunities  – Liz Myhill, Tracy Waters PCDT

IVO funded courses – an opportunity for the sector  - Liz Myhill, Tracy Waters PCDT

12:15

Closing comments – IVO chair Tracy Waters

12:25

Lunch provided

12:30 – 13:30

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