News | Leisure Opportunities
Leaderboard
Job Search
see all jobs
Latest job opportunities
ISA Training
£8,384 annum (£20,961 pro rata)
London, UK
Parkwood Leisure
Nottingham, United Kingdom
star job
ADIPS
Competitive
Sunderland, United Kingdom
star job
The Football Association
Competitive Salary
Wembley, UK
Sea Life
Competitive
Dallas, TX, USA

First Sporting Future results due in early 2017

Job opportunities
The Football Association
Competitive Salary
location: Wembley, UK
Huntingdonshire District Council
£20,653 per annum
location: Huntingdonshire District, UK
Central Foundation Girls' School
Scale 5, point 22 £16,550 approx
location: London, United Kingdom
more jobs

The initial impact of the government's sport strategy on levels of engagement in sport and physical activity will be revealed in the document’s first annual report in early 2017.

Published in December last year, Sporting Future: A New Strategy for an Active Nation set a number of desired targets around physical and mental wellbeing, social and economic development, as well as an increase in overall participation.

While a number of data collection methods will be used to measure certain Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) – such as Sport England’s Active Lives Survey gauging participation and the number of volunteers in physical activity – the Department of Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) will publish a yearly overarching report of the progress made, starting in early 2017.

In its Single Departmental Plan: 2015 to 2020, DCMS states: “New data collection is in place to measure engagement in sport. It is expected that the first results will be available in early 2017.”

Sporting Future set 23 KPIs, which ranged from a boost in overall participation and increases in children’s physical literacy, to average attendance levels at domestic sporting events. Progress against all of the KPIs will be present in the annual report.

The strategy detailed five headline outcomes that it wanted to achieve: improved physical wellbeing; improved mental wellbeing; individual development; social and community development; and economic development.

While Sporting Future produced no concrete targets to aim for, and several of the headline outcomes had loosely defined targets – e.g. “increased levels of social trust” in social and community development – the report published early next year is expected to produce some progress report on each.

In terms of elite sport, the Single Departmental Plan: 2015 to 2020 revealed that the DCMS is “developing a measure of UK and home nation performance” in world, European and Commonwealth competitions to “measure success in elite sport”.

Sign up for FREE ezines & magazines
The initial impact of the government's sport strategy on levels of engagement in sport and physical activity will be revealed in the document’s first annual report in early 2017.
SAR
Sports minister Tracey Crouch unveiled <i>Sporting Future</i> last December / Press Association
employer of choice
Would you like to work for a gym operator that allows you to develop and use your skills to the full whilst being well rewarded? The Gym is totally committed to allowing 'the manager to manage' and rewarding our key personnel for delivery.