Presentation on theme: "Regional Learning set Understanding the involvement of the Childrens and Young Peoples Voluntary Sector as a partner in ECM Pat Tarttelin – Deputy Chief."— Presentation transcript:
Regional Learning set Understanding the involvement of the Childrens and Young Peoples Voluntary Sector as a partner in ECM Pat Tarttelin – Deputy Chief Executive, Childrens Links
Why should VS be involved? Source of innovation Deliverers of services Other perspectives and skills Other funding opportunities Different links with beneficiaries Government direction
Developments in Lincolnshire Industry Cluster Creation of forum Invitations for representation Children and Young Peoples strategic Partnership Widening membership
Learning Outcomes Learning set may consider Recommendations for involvement of Childrens and Young Peoples networks in local and regional decision-making concerning Childrens services Proposals for the further involvement of the voluntary sector in delivery of services.
Involvement in decision-making Discussions will focus on: The need to involve the Voluntary Sector in decision-making as a partner What models of networking exist in the counties and cities of the East Midlands? What regional networks are there? What are the gaps – sector/geographical? What are the demands on the sector for consultation/decision makers and how can the learning set improve involvement?
Involvement in Delivery What are the services VS deliver/could deliver? Identify models of commissioning and best practice with the VS from across the districts How could Best Practice be transferred across districts within East Midlands What are some of the critical policy issues that might need to be addressed?