13 Jan 2021
S2, E1 - Investigating poor health and educational outcomes for children and young people
The Youth Sport Trust podcast returns for a second season. In our first episode, recorded in December 2020, host Glen Harrington is joined by Ross Levy and Mark Carey from YST's in-house Research and Insight team. The group discuss an ongoing piece of YST research into the poor health and educational outcomes for children and young people. The podcast includes an interview with a YST Welsh Young Ambassador, who speaks about her experiences, an in depth look at the impact of COVID-19 on inequalities, plus top tips for how to start overcoming some of these challenges.
17 Jun 2020
Episode 17 - Interview with Nigel Huddleston MP
In this episode YST's CEO Ali Oliver interviews MP Nigel Huddleston, the Parliamentary Under Secretary of State (Minister for Sport, Tourism and Heritage), to get the government's view on the future of PE and sport at this critical time. Topics also include the School Sport and Activity Action Plan, the PE and Sport Premium and YST's upcoming National School Sport Week at Home campaign which starts on Saturday 20 June.
04 Jun 2020
Episode 16 - COVID-19 special: the Future of PE and Sport (part 3)
In this episode we host the latest in our series of roundtable discussions focusing on the impact of COVID-19 on PE and sport. In this edition, host Keith Daniell and Youth Sport Trust CEO Ali Oliver are joined by Tim Hollingsworth (Sport England), Baroness Sue Campbell (FA), Steve Grainger (RFU) and Huw Edwards (ukactive).
21 May 2020
Episode 15 - COVID-19 special: the Future of PE and Sport (part 2)
In this episode we host the latest in our series of roundtable discussions focusing on the impact of COVID-19 on PE and sport. In this two-part edition, host Keith Daniell and Youth Sport Trust CEO Ali Oliver are first joined by headteacher Kathryn Harper-Quinn, practicing GP Dr William Bird, as well as ASCL General Secretary Geoff Barton. In part-two (starting at 42:30), Keith and Ali welcome Matt Bowler, a school PE Director, along with Jess Byrne, who offers a unique insight into the world of PE at her school in Suzhou, China, where many young people have already begun to return to lessons.
07 May 2020
Episode 14 - COVID-19 special: the Future of PE and Sport
In this special episode, guest hosted by former ITV and Channel Four news presenter Keith Daniell, we host a roundtable discussion on the impact of COVID-19 on PE and sport. Ali Oliver, Lisa Fathers and Liz Durden-Myers discuss the possible scenarios for children's physical development, literacy and overall wellbeing.
30 Mar 2020
Episode 13 - Active Across Ages
In this episode we host a roundtable discussion about the lessons learned during YST's Active Across Ages pilot, an intergenerational project which involves a range of schools working with older people's settings.
16 Mar 2020
Episode 12 - Jon Smedley
In this episode we speak to Jon Smedley, a former primary school teacher who has since become the co-founder of Teach Active, helping schools deliver maths and English through physical activity.
02 Mar 2020
Episode 11 - YST Conference Special
In this episode we go behind the scenes at YST's 25th Anniversary Conference. Guest hosted by members of our Youth Board, we hear from a range of the event's headline speakers, including Terence Mauri, Ed Kirwan, Rachel Musson, Professor Rosie Meek, Andy Burnham and Will Bayley.
17 Feb 2020
Episode 10 - Ed Kirwan
In this episode we speak to Ed Kirwan, a former science teacher who has since become the founder of Empathy Week.
03 Feb 2020
Episode 9 - LGBT+ in PE and Sport
In this episode we host a roundtable discussion featuring Jamie Hooper, Leo West and Lisa Vine, who talk about their experiences of LGBT people in PE and sport. This coincides with LGBT History Month which started on Saturday 01 February. Apologies for the slight sound issues during the introductions.
20 Jan 2020
Episode 8 - Marie Hunter
In this episode we talk to Headteacher Ambassador Marie Hunter about how an English teacher became a self-confessed PE and school sport fanatic. Whether you're a student teacher, somebody already in teaching, or a coach, this is one not to miss.
09 Dec 2019
Episode 7 - Emily Reynolds
In this episode we talk to YST's recently appointed National Programmes Director Emily Reynolds around the subjects of play, sport for all and leadership. We also touch on the recent #ReframeCompetition campaign.