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


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


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


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.


Tea break


Safeguarding - An Update –John Clements LSCB


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


Apprenticeship update and opportunities  – Liz Myhill, Tracy Waters PCDT

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


Closing comments – IVO chair Tracy Waters


Lunch provided

12:30 – 13:30

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