Item 09b - Gateshead Council

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					        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
                        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
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

                             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.

                            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
                            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
                           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
                                                                                                                                                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
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

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