Key Action Milestones Achievement Date and Contact Impact Measurement People - Ensure the right skills mix to meet the future needs of the economy Young People Establishment of a Progression and Transition Group (PAT) under the Education Improvement Partnership to Generate increased Increased 6th Form and college develop this work. More young people with the awareness of Higher Gateshead Council - Raising Achievement enrolment, increased university Successful delivery of the "Aim Higher" ability to do so will stay on into Education amongst young Service - Connextions enrolment. Improved qualification programme (to 5 / 2011) further or higher education people rates. Delivery of DCFS Pathfinder - Head Start Programme Achieve Quality Mark . Introduction of the school based Diploma Number of your people enrolling for Provide flexible programme More young people accessing Diploma's. Number of successful qualifications that meet Financial Capability/ Economic Wellbeing Gateshead Council / Learning and Skills qualifications that relating to qualifications achieved. the needs of all young "embedded" in curriculum SPARC Council their needs Increase in Academic Qualification people Young Apprenticeships IAG rates (5-A-C Grades) Quality Standards Number of Ambassadors working with the programmes Number of Entrepreneurs undertaking schools visits as visits. Number of young people part of the Business Ambassador involved in enterprise awareness Programme. Encourage young people Raised enterprise awareness. initiatives. Number of new and Test Trading activities in Primary and Gateshead Council - Educational Business to consider flexible Development of employer existing enterprises in schools. Secondary schools to develop practical Link Service approaches to work. rather than employee culture Number of excluded children experience of enterprise. interested in enterprise. Specialist enterprise programmes (Measured by LAA indicators such as developed for excluded children People Claiming Out of Work Benefits NI 152.) Key Action Milestones Achievement Date and Contact Impact Measurement Adults Participation in Numeracy and Literacy Improved numeracy and Number of people developing skills development programmes Encourage residents to literacy skills numeracy and literacy skills Number Ongoing Vocational Skills Programmes Gateshead Council - Adult Learning Service participate in Lifelong Increased involvement of adults of people involved in training at NVQ Learning activities within the Economic / Learning and Skills Council Learning opportunities. n training opportunities. Better 3 and above. (Measured by NI164) Resilience package (Ten Point Plan) e.g. skills for better jobs. NVQ4 and above (NI165) Adult Apprenticeships. Increased lower level attainment to Gateshead Council - Adult Learning Service Increasing involvement of local number of residents participating in Encourage residents to encourage participation in higher level skills / Learning and Skills Council (MAA City people in higher level training higher level training opportunities develop higher level skills. development Train Region) opportunities. (NI164 / NI165) to Gain General - Regional Portal to support the particular needs of Economic migrants, including local and regional information . Improve the range and Supporting the needs of Specific - Job Search assistance to family Regional Portal - One North East. number of people using the service quality of information to Economic Migrants and members who have had to leave work as Gateshead Council - Economic number of economic migrants using help families relocating to families to aid long term part of the relocation. Local - Development Service . the service the borough. retention of skilled people. Information on schools, leisure facilities, childcare. leisure options to help families settle in new surroundings. Key Action Milestones Achievement Date and Contact Impact Measurement Place - Make the borough a more attractive place to live, work and spend leisure time. Address the structural mis- Provide a greater variety of match in housing stock. housing to meet the needs Growth Point - site preparation. Joint Bridging Newcastle Gateshead Reduce traffic flows through of people relocating to the Venture Company Developed reduced commuting. Address borough number of sites prepared housing market failure. number of new houses built Provide affordable Growth Point - site preparation Addressing market failure in housing to meet the needs Examine the potential for financial products Bridging Newcastle Gateshead number of affordable houses built residential housing. of graduates. and relocation support Residential Futures Provide improved Regeneration of the Town Centre neighbourhood facilities to Redevelopment of Leisure Facilities inc. Making Gateshead a more Gatehsead Council and Partners number of new facilities developed improve the relocation Gateshead Leisure Centre / School attractive location "offer". refurbishment programme (BSF) Key Action Milestones Achievement Date and Contact Impact Measurement Business - Create an environment that encourages business success and financial stability RUN UP Programme (ERDF) Transnational Raising awareness of and number of businesses attracted to Programme targeting higher level skills performance in the knowledge Gateshead. Number of new Address the skills needs development through new approaches to Gateshead Council and Transnational business sectors. Identifying businesses developed in the of business working in design, engineering and the Partners (Funded to 2012) higher level training borough.NI171 (Business Births) creative sectors. University College opportunities Number of businesses sustained. Gateshead Existing business support programmes number of businesses developed Gateshead Council / BLNE especially in the creative, Inspire Gateshead - Specialist Business Support the growth and Gateshead Council Increased business formation engineering sectors Support Programme. sustainability of new and One NE rates. number of graduates developing Starter for Ten existing businesses. ERDF Funded - 2012 Increased Graduate Retention businesses number of Economic Resilience Package business moved to follow on Flexible accomodation solutions - to meet accommodation the needs of the knowledge sector. Offer of a subsidy to graduates developing Increased Business Formation Encourage graduate new businesses in council business rates, especially in knowledge number of new businesses number business development centres. Implementation of the Gatehsead Council - Various based sectors of new businesses located at Council through greater university Economic Resilience Package to address Graduate Retention in run business centres engagement. the economic downturn Gateshead / Region for people aged under 30 number of Increased Business Formation Maximise the support to young people new businesses developed. NI171 Support the aspirations of Gateshead Council / Business Link North rates. Graduate through BLNE funded programmes (Business Births) young entrepreneurs East Retention in Gateshead / Inspire Gateshead Programme number of new businesses located at Region Council run business centres Numbers of new businesses Existing Gateshead Council Programmes developed Number of new Increased business formation Support local people to be to promote Self Employment and Social Gateshead Council / Business Link North social enterprises developed and the rates. Increased awareness of entrepreneurial. Enterprise e.g. Dragons Don't Bite. East numbers sustained. NI116 enterprise as a career option Inspire Gateshead (Addressing Child Poverty) NI171 (Business Births) Key Action Milestones Achievement Date and Contact Impact Measurement Communication - Maximise Economic Regeneration through enhanced communication Undertake innovative number of campaigns relating to Heightened awareness of promotional activity to Live / Love Gateshead Campaign Gateshead Council / One North East / business Gateshead as a place to do attract and retain talented Thinking Digital Event Partners number of campaigns attracting business people. talented people Links to regional heightened awareness of increased attraction and retention programmes which seek Passionate People Passionate Places One North East Gateshead as a place to do rates increased new start graduate to attract and retain skilled Campaign business businesses people to the Region. Promote talent attraction and retention issues Links to the Financial Inclusion / through links to wider Gateshead Council Reducing barriers to work Worklessness Delivery Plan Economic Regeneration initiatives.