Positive Activities for Young People
10 Dec 2009
7th National Conference held in central London

This conference brought together representatives from local authorities, education, connexions, youth offending teams and Police. The event offered delegates the opportunity to hear the latest policy developments and share best practice and positive activities delivery with fellow PAYP workers.

Programme
10:00
Professor Jon Silverman, Media and Criminal Justice, University of Bedfordshire
Introduction and welcome by Chair

10:10
Ayesha Janjua, Consultant, Commissioning Support Programme
Guidance on local authority commissioning for positive activities

10:30
Tim Leaman, Development Co-ordinator, Non-Formal Learning, ASDAN
Accreditation of Positive Activities in the context of Education Reform

10:50
Ian Brady, Deputy Director, Youth Taskforce, Department for Children, Schools and Families
Open: delivering positive activities on Friday and Saturday evenings

11:10
Questions and discussion: Session 1
11:30
Refreshments and exhibition
12:00
Best practice discussion groups: Session 2
13:00
Buffet Lunch and exhibition
14:00
Laura Gander-Howe, National Director of Learning and Skills Strategy, Arts Council England
Using the arts and culture to deliver positive activities for children and young people

14:15
Dr Rosie Chadwick, Director, National Programmes, Catch22
Positive Futures: sports and activities for social inclusion

14:30
myplace centres: Involving young people in planning and developing services
14:45
Stephen Baker, The Training and Development Agency for Schools
Extended services: ensuring activities for disadvantaged groups Director, Workforce Reform,

15:00
Questions and discussion: Session 3
15:30
Best practice discussion groups: Session 4