All Year round Indoor & Outdoor Community Sports Hubs – S.T.R.E.E.T.S Programme:

Outcomes. Build Social Capital for youth from disadvantaged BAME communities, implementation of SDGs, perceived self-efficacy; improved communication skills; conflict management; problem solving; leadership skills; focus and ambition.
Using Sport to implement UN Sustainable Development Goals – 1,2, 5, 7, 13

Step 1: Hub Location – Before choosing a hub, location do an environmental analysis, in which such obstacles are identified from the SDG’s and steps are taken to address these, during the programme.

Step 2: Recruitment of staff & participants Youth Worker/Multi-Sport Coaches from:

Target locations: Primary schools, secondary schools, colleges, Universities, Places of Worship, Community Centres, Pupil Referral Units (PRUs), Youth Offending Service, Charities and youth programmes

Step 3: Sport is used to attract targeted participants. Used to build relationships based on respect and trust which enable the identification of participants’ developmental needs and facilitate a mentoring approach. Also used to develop the soft skills of employability such as teamworking, communication, perceived self-efficacy.

Step 4: Social Climate: a safe and secure environment for personal development. A sense of safety/acceptance/belonging, interested and caring adults, models for conventional behaviour, controls on deviant behaviour, critical support, value placed on achievement and positive attitudes to the future. Music has also been used during sessions to create a comfortable environment.

Step 5: Individual needs assessment, Direction and Goals Setting. Used to understand the level of employability and to develop self-reflection, self-awareness and ambition. This provides a focus for the programme and ensures that participants recognise the contribution of each component to their personal development.

Step 6: Individual learning plans. Related to developing aspects of employability. This is used to provide a sense of direction and focus on the goals of employability and employment.

Step 7: Out of session educational classes: On a range of social/employability skills and to develop critical self-reflection and self-development.

Step 8: During Sport Sessions tasters: Experiential learning through sporting hubs: The Integrated sports programme supports and reinforces issues in the society in which the programme is being delivered. Classwork reminders are delivered during the sports session to compliment participants knowledge and awareness of social, educational and employability subjects that were delivered in the past.

Step 9: Work experience & Preparation for employment. An introduction to the world of work and its requirements is delivered through partners innovative solutions. Interviewing/CV writing/work experience/job searching.

Step 10: Sponsoring for education & employment through collaborations.

Outcomes. Build Social Capital for youth from disadvantaged BAME communities, implementation of SDGs, perceived self-efficacy; improved communication skills; conflict management; problem solving; leadership skills; focus and ambition.
Post-Employment Online Programme: Duration: 1 Year
E-Learning: Soft Skills Development
Purpose: Maintaining Employable & Personal Development
Post-Employment Online Programme: Duration: 1 Year
E-Learning: Soft Skills Development
Purpose: Maintaining Employable & Personal Development
At present in the UK, partnerships are made with businesses, universities and organisations that are employing youth. They form us of their requirements and the programme developers create a course according to their needs and need of the local labour shortage.

S.T.R.E.E.T.S programme are working on Kickstart Scheme which provides funding to create new job placements for 16- to 24-year-olds on Universal Credit who are at risk of long term unemployment. Employers of all sizes can apply for funding which covers:

100% of the National Minimum Wage (or the National Living Wage depending on the age of the participant) for 25 hours per week for a total of 6 months associated employer. Employers can spread the start date of the job placements up until the end of December 2021. This initiative will not only allow the businesses to create employment opportunities; it will allow programmes of this nature to our employment to the youth.

Mentoring

Befriending (affective)

Befriending (affective)

Direction setting (cognitive)

Coaching (aptitudinal)

Sponsoring (positional)

 Education Employment

Post-Employment Online Programme: Duration: 1 Year
E-Learning: Soft Skills Development
Purpose: Maintaining Employable & Personal Development
Post-Employment Online Programme: Duration: 1 Year
E-Learning: Soft Skills Development
Purpose: Maintaining Employable & Personal Development