Kent Sport’s annual Everyday Active Conference went virtual for 2020. On 19 November, partners from across Kent and Medway joined together online to make sense of the sport and physical activity landscape in 2020, and to help shape what the future looks like.
If you were unable to make it on the day, you can view recordings of each of the conference sessions below.
Whether you attended on the day, or you’re just catching up with the conference sessions now, we would love to hear your feedback on the event, so please take a few minutes to complete our conference feedback survey by clicking this link.
Session 1 – Welcome & The future of sport and physical activity
Dick Fedorcio OBE, Chair of the Kent and Medway Active Partnership
Sion Kitson, Workforce Directorate, Sport England
Andrea Murphy, Kent Sport
After a short welcome from Dick Fedorcio OBE, Chair of the Kent and Medway Active Partnership, delegates heard the latest on the new Sport England Strategy, its context and direction. Part two of the session will invited delegates to share their thoughts on the future framework for Kent and Medway.
Session 2 – Understanding children and young people’s lives
Amanda Vernalls, Research and Insight, Youth Sport Trust
Daniel Bromley, Kent Sport
An update from Amanda Vernalls from the Youth Sports Trust on the national insights on the impact of Covid-19 on children, young people and their families. The session also looked at the local approach and best practice examples from across Kent and Medway.
Session 3 – Sharing stories: Covid-19 impact and successes
A selection of stories from local partners who are supporting our communities to be active during Covid-19. Projects working to tackle inequalities were showcased in a series of short presentations and Q&A sessions. You can see case studies from each of the projects showcased in the session at the bottom of this page.
Session 4 – Health focus: Social prescribing and physical activity
Tracey Lines, Active Partnership Network
Lizzie Lowrey & Sophie Dixon, Involve Kent
This session explored how national and local social prescriber colleagues are creating connections between providers and prescribers.