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Webinars for Club Committee Members

Taking on a role with your gliding club? So you’re Treasurer, now what?  4 Weeks starting Wednesday 11th October (7:00pm-8:00pm) Click here for more. Creating awesome social media and communication strategies for your club 4 Weeks starting Wednesday 11th October (1:00pm-2:00pm) Click here for more. Introduction to being a Secretary 4 Weeks starting Wednesday 08th November (1:00pm-2:00pm) Click here for more. Introduction to being a President 4 Weeks starting Wednesday 08th November (7:00pm-8:00pm) Click here for more.

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S2F Committee Meeting

Last night the S2F committee met. It was a long meeting as there was much to discuss. We have made good progress since the AGM and we are close to finalising details of the Club application document for the Club trial. We have agreed that, following the selection process, S2F for clubs will be rolled out in 3 stages with milestone payments as we go. Following feedback and adjustment based on the Trial Club experience the second round of clubs will [...]

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Club Meetings

I have been approached by a number of Club committees and club panels to attend their meetings to answer questions about the S2F initiative. I am happy and available to do this in person or via Skype, GoTo meeting or simply on the end of a telephone, and so are the other S2F committee members; Terry Cubley, Peter Cesco, Jenny Thompson and Ian Caldwell. So please let your clubs know that either myself or a member of the S2F committee are [...]

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Junior Gliding – The BGA Model

The Junior Gliding movement in the United Kingdom has been incredibly successful for a number of years. As evidenced by their contest participation & world contest results, Junior Gliding in Australia may be strengthened by taking a leaf out of their book. One way of starting down this path may be to implement a similar system to this (to paraphrase the BGA website) : The British Gliding Association has set up a network of Junior Gliding Centres (JGCs) to help you [...]

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Current Projects

We are currently working on 3 pathways Post solo (to GPC) Junior Club approval in line with the UK model, and integration of AAFC into clubs How do I become a coach? Unsure, TBC – Will probably be Club Governance In parallel with this we are working on defining a list of minimum club requirements to be S2F approved and an outline syllabus for current Instructors and Coaches to gain S2F approval and get the T-shirt. Our next S2F committee meeting is on 12th September AGM [...]

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