Presentation on theme: "Ulster Sports Academy School of Sports Studies Sports Outreach."— Presentation transcript:
Ulster Sports Academy School of Sports Studies Sports Outreach
ULSTER SPORTS OUTREACH UNIT University Sports Outreach (USO) is a strategic initiative of the Ulster Sports Academy. USO is based in the School of Sports Studies. It is led by professionals in the area of physical education and sports development. USO facilitates public engagement with a variety of internal and external partners to provide sport and physical activity programmes to children and young people, particularly those at greatest disadvantage.
UNIT STAFF Dr Deirdre Brennan Director University Sports Outreach Room 15E01B Miss Emma OBrien Hall Outreach Schools Programme Co-Ordinator Room 15E13 Tel: Mr Richard Gormley Ulster Sports Outreach Unit Manager Room 15E13 Tel: Miss Natasha Rushe Sport For LIFE Project Officer Room 15E13: Tel:
OBJECTIVES Widen Access Children and Young people Disadvantaged Minority Sports Transfer & Exchange of Knowledge UniversityStudents Schools / Teachers Employability Future Leaders Voluntary WBL Paid WBL Access World Class Sports Facilities Sport is for Living, Integration, Fun and Education – Sport is for L.I.F.E!
USO PROGRAMMES USO Primary Schools Programme 100 schools; 8000 pupils; 500 teachers, 14 students annually Widening Access Sports Scholarship Scheme 3 years, 300 schools, 3,000 pupils, 150 teacher, 86 students
USO PROGRAMMES Sports UNLtd 5 schools, 150 pupils, 10 teachers, 5 students USO Post Primary Schools Programme (new) up to 20 schools Continuous Professional Development (CPPD link)
VOLUNTEERING OPPORTUNITIES Volunteer NOW Goldmark Award Delivery Partner Status (1 of 3 in N.I) London 2012 Belfast City Marathon 2010 Sport for LIFE 2010/11 Research and Evaluation H.E.A.R
ULSTER SPORTS OUTREACH UNIT ELBs VOLUNTEER NOW (VDA) DCAL (London 2012) DISTRICT COUNCILS COMMUNITY TRUSTS SPORT NATIONAL GOVERNING BODIES SCHOOLS PRIMARY / SECONDARY HEALTH TRUSTS INTERNAL PARTNERS STRATEGIC PARTNERS
SPIN – OFFS HEIF Project £4,000 Sport and Social Responsibility in partnership with IFA 250 Delegates
STUDENTS Certified Goldmark Award Enhanced employability, academic development Social responsibility HEAR STAFF Exchange of knowledge and expertise Feed forward opportunities to enhance teaching and learning (case studies, visiting speakers) Opportunities for research and peer reviewed publications UNIVERSITY Sports Outreach is unique Regional and community presence Exposure of world class facilities Positive public profile Contribution to Health and Well Being COMMUNITY Mutually beneficial partnerships Use of fresh enthusiastic role models Knowledge and expertise gaps filled Access to World class facilities VALUE of USO