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This presentation was shown at the London launch of Bike Club, a project enabling cycling among children and young people as a learning opportunity....

This presentation was shown at the London launch of Bike Club, a project enabling cycling among children and young people as a learning opportunity.

http://bikeclub.org.uk

Even without the commentary from Kevin Mayne (of CTC) and Sarah Troke (Bike Club manager), the meaning of most of these slides is clear.

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Bike Club Launch Presentation (London) Bike Club Launch Presentation (London) Presentation Transcript

  • Welcome to Bike Club
  • Welcome Chair – Julian Piper
  • Schedule 12.00 - Arrival, information stalls 12.10 - Welcome and opening of session 12.15 - Bike Club presentation 12.45 - Expert panel for questions 1.00 - Buffet lunch to take back to tables 1.15 - Smaller groups to discuss more specific topics 2.00 - Arrival of Sadiq Khan – Transport Minister 2.10 - Review of key points from discussion sessions to whole group 2.25 - Invitation to pledge. What can you do? 2.40 - Closing speeches and questions 3.00 - Event closed by Chair View slide
  • Kevin Mayne Chief Executive - CTC View slide
  • CTC – the UK’s national cyclists’ organisation
  • CTC
    • Founded as Bicycle Touring Club in Harrogate in 1878
    • Hotel recommendations and advice for touring cyclists
    • Renamed the Cyclists’ Touring Club in 1883
    • Devised Cycling Proficiency in 1936
    • Campaigning on cyclists’ issues
    • Promoting the benefits of cycling
    • Leading cycling training and development
    • Network of local groups
    • Community development projects – Cycle Champions
  • Problem?
  • Existing cycling programmes
    • Children who are not being reached:
      • Not in “Bike It schools”
      • Outside middle classes
      • Girls
      • Disabled
      • Teenagers
      • NEET
    • Resources not being used:
      • Extended services (Community Schools)
      • Youth services
      • Youth clubs
      • Informal education
      • Award schemes
      • Parenting schemes
      • Informal sport
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    • Extended services
    • Sing Up!
    • Learning Exchange
    • Training programmes & consultancy services
    • Community learning programmes
    • Support for parents & carers
    Our vision is of a world where everyone has the chance to transform their lives through learning, so that they can be confident, achieve and help build supportive families and strong communities.
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    • The leading national youth work charity with 750,000 young people, 40 local member groups in England and 3 national members – Scotland, Northern Ireland and Wales.
    • UK Youth’s mission is to help young people to raise their aspirations, realise their potential and have their achievements recognised via non-formal, accredited education programmes and activities.
    • Youth Achievement Awards
    • Youth Achievement Foundations
    • Peer Education and Mentoring
    • National Activity Centre at Avon Tyrrell
    • Programmes that support specific groups, like young mothers and young drivers
  • The Bike Club Consortium
    • ContinYou
    • UK Youth
    • CTC
  • Solution Extended use of cycling to deliver Every Child Matters Cycling for new children, in new environments Distinctive offer for socially excluded communities Non-sporting community Bike Clubs in the youth and community sector Engaging a wider family audience using the school or club as hub Cycling as an Extended Services activity Joint working with local authority teams
  • Funding Cycling England School Champions and Active Recreation 8 Bike Club Development Officers 18 towns and cities Asda Pedal Power 6 further Bike Club Development Officers Now covering all nations of the UK
  • Sarah Troke National Bike Club Manager - CTC
  • Bike Club The concept – to provide cycling-related learning opportunities for children, young people and their families
  • What has happened so far?
    • Recruitment of a national manager, a communications officer and 8 development officers
    • Based in 8 clusters across England
    • In post since end September 2009 – networking with local and regional partners
    • 6 additional positions this spring
  • Working alongside other cycling initiatives
    • Cycle Champions
    • Bike It
    • Go-Ride
    • Bikeability
    • Cycling Town projects
    • Other local initiatives
  • Where is Bike Club?
  • Target
    • Over 500 Bike Clubs across the UK including:
      • after-school clubs
      • community youth clubs
      • family projects
      • clubs working specifically supporting those under-represented in cycling
  • Types of Bike Club activity Training, off-road, BMX, expedition, maintenance, etc. Examples with photos
  • Types of Bike Club activity Training, off-road, BMX, expedition, maintenance, etc. Examples with photos
  • Types of Bike Club activity Training, off-road, BMX, expedition, maintenance, etc. Examples with photos
  • Types of Bike Club activity Training, off-road, BMX, expedition, maintenance, etc. Examples with photos
  • Examples of Bike Club activity
    • Bikeability training
    • Leadership training
    • Mountain biking
    • Expeditions – planning and completion
    • BMX – freestyle, racing, dirt jumping, flatland
    • Creative projects – art, dance, film, music
    • Maintenance projects
    • Whatever best suits the needs of children and young people
  • A film made by the students of Greenbank High School, Southport
  • Support on the ground
    • Experienced officer support
    • Small grants programme £2000 per club
    • Publicity and promotion for organisation
    • Youth Achievement Awards registration, cycling toolkit, booklets
    • Brokering partnerships, shared resources with other groups/clubs
    • Access to training
    • Sourcing and training volunteers
    • Contacts with registered/qualified cycling instructors and clubs
    • Bike Club Membership – including insurance
  • Focus for Bike Club
    • Empowerment of young people
    • On the ground consultation
    • Development of young people as positive role models for cycling amongst their peers
    • Young people devising and implementing programmes themselves
    • Passing on passion for cycling to other family members
    • Communication through sign up to Bike Club website – activity listings, blogging, uploading videos etc.
    • Accreditation through Youth Achievement Awards
  • Youth Achievement Awards
  • Expansion of Bike Club
    • Bike Club toolkit
    • Bike Club membership
    • Access to online resources and networks
    • Potential for further partnership working
  • What next for Bike Club?
    • Local networking events (Feb/Mar)
    • Clubs on the ground (Feb+)
    • YAA Toolkit and Bike Club membership package (Feb)
    • Further identification of local partners within existing sites for new clubs
    • Potential for wider partnerships
  • Over to you…
    • a) How can Bike Club help your aims and targets?
    • b) How can Bike Club link to your organisation and encourage your young people and their families to engage in cycling?
    • c) Who is missing from this table who would be a key contact/organisation for Bike Club to work with?
    • d) What will you go away and do now you know more about Bike Club? – Pledge?
  • Communication with Bike Club
    • Discuss your ideas with a Bike Club development officer
    • Call us on 0844 736 8450
    • Email us at [email_address]
    • Online at bikeclub.org.uk
    • Twitter at @BikeClub
    • Facebook group
    • But NOW:
    • Text your idea or pledge to 07989 560903
    • Tweet your idea or pledge to @BikeClub
  • Thank you Photo credits: flickr.com/thehutch, flickr.com/greaseragmtl
  • Communication with Bike Club
    • Discuss your ideas with a Bike Club development officer
    • Call us on 0844 736 8450
    • Email us at [email_address]
    • Online at bikeclub.org.uk
    • Twitter at @BikeClub
    • Facebook group
    • But NOW:
    • Text your idea or pledge to 07989 560903
    • Tweet your idea or pledge to @BikeClub