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FA & Partners Resources

Forthcoming FA Webinars

The FA's forthcoming Club and League Forum webinars in June will focus on community engagement, with webinars held every Wednesday from 8-9.30pm.

Please check back again soon for details.

PAST FA WEBINARS

Please click on the links below to watch and access resources from past FA webinars.

THE FA CLUB & LEAGUE FOOTBALL FORUM - WEBINAR - HOW CAN WE USE MARKETING TO GENERATE INCOME - COMING SOON

THE FA CLUB & LEAGUE FOOTBALL FORUM - WEBINAR - HOW CAN MARKETING SUPPORT GROWTH & SUSTAIN PARTICIPATION - COMING SOON

The FA Club & League Football Forum - Webinar - How to use social media effectively - 13.05.2020

The FA club & league football forum - webinar - how to use marketing to build for the future - 07.05.2020

The FA Club & League Football Forum - Webinar - How to plan effectively during times of uncertainty - 15.04.2020

THE FA CLUB & LEAGUE FOOTBALL FORUM - WEBINAR - HOW DO WE KNOW WE'VE MADE IT? - 26.03.2020

FA Technology Updates & RESOURCES

Below you will find details of updates and resources relating to FA technology, including Whole Game System, Full-Time and Matchday.

FA Knowledge Hub

Digital Gym

Content on running online meetings is now live in the Digital Gym - a place for our leagues and clubs to get digitally fit.

Digital Gym membership is free - click the link above to join - and is being updated almost daily.

Whole Game System - Duplicate Email Solution

A new release has gone into Whole Game System today allowing users to "claim" their own email addresses without the need for contacting myaccount@thefa.com / removal of emails from CRM.

For more information and details of how this can be done please visit our new forum where all updates for Whole Game System, Full-Time, Matchday and Events platform will be posted.

Click here to visit the forum

FA Charter Standard & Level 1 Coaching Bursary

Charter Standard is still open for applications – click here for current application guidance.

Complete this form to see if you qualify for a FREE Level 1 course.

CLUB MATTERS

We are delighted to be able to offer the suite of Club Matters workshops for delivery online!

The workshops will run for a maximum of 2 hours and we have relaxed the number of delegates required to run a workshop to 4. This number should include a minimum of 2 different clubs with a maximum of 12 delegates per workshop.

The workshop request form can be found here.

We encourage you to read the terms and conditions prior to submitting your request. The online virtual workshops will be available until the end of June 2020 and we are continually reviewing the offer in light of COVID-19. 

In addition, Club Matters have three open workshops available to clubs and volunteers. Dates can be found below:

• Planning for Your Future: Thursday 30th April 2020 (6.30-8.30pm) 
• Introduction to Legal Structures: Wednesday 6th May 2020 (6.30-8.30pm) 
• Leadership Teams: Tuesday 12th May 2020 (6.30-8.30pm) 


Please encourage clubs, organisations and volunteers to take advantage of these free workshops by booking on here. Further open workshops will be organised should demand exist.

Please contact us via clubmatters@sportstructures.com should you have any questions and we will be happy to help.

Also from Club Matters

Keeping your Club & Organisation Running

From physical infrastructure, to making sure your committee is still functioning, there are lots of things that can be done during this time to ensure that your club can keep running or keep it in the best position possible. We have produced a series of resources and toolkits to guide you through what you may need to do.

https://learn.sportenglandclubmatters.com/course/view.php?id=71

Legal Guidance 

Muckle LLP

Impact of COVID 19 – FAQs

Legal guidance which has been produced in partnership with Muckle LLP around the following topics:

• Membership Subscriptions 
• Contractual Rights and Obligations in relation to Suppliers 
• Overseas Tours 
• Club Operations 
• Facilities Hire 
• Employment 
• Financial Assistance 
• Directors’ Duties 
• Data Protection 

Some of these topics will be brought to life by video blogs in due course but for now the attached provides all the relevant details. 

These topics have been selected as risks/concerns that our clubs and leagues may be facing now or in the future, during Covid'19 and the link to these articles, blogs and guidance notes can be found here

As a reminder clubs who are FA Charter Standard, NLS clubs and grassroots leagues are eligible for 30 minutes free of advice, per matter. You can contact Muckle using the below details: 

• Call 0191 211 7799 
• Email CSLegalHelp@TheFA.com 
https://www.muckle-llp.com/what-we-do/sports/the-football-association/

Other Links

DBS update

Gareth Southgate'S open letter to England

The FA's Support for Leagues and Clubs resource during the COVID-19 crisis 

Webinars from London Sport and Mayor of London
London Sport and the Mayor of London's Community Sport Team have launched a new series of regular webinars, designed to support London's grassroots physical activity and sport sector through the covid-19 lockdown. So far, they’ve focused on finance and activity at home.

Tech Developments Launched to Support Sport Sector
A series of new tech and digital developments have been launched in the past month to help support the community physical activity and sport sector to adapt to the impacts of the COVID-19 outbreak. Read more.

Nike Launch Their New Move Crew Programme
ukactiveKids and Nike have launched Move Crew, a set of activity missions designed to help children unlock their 60 minutes of daily recommended activity. Move Crew was created with primary school staff, elite athletes, children and coaches, to support schools and parents by setting daily activity missions.

What Kids Need from Coaches Right Now Webinar
The Aspen Institute one hour webinar featured discussions with young people and coaches as well as experts on youth sport looking at training at home, safely returning to play and youth athlete mental health. Watch here.

New Free Online Learning Platform to Boost Workplace Skills
Online platform ‘The Skills Toolkit’ will help people to build their skills during the coronavirus outbreak and beyond.

Free courses are available through a new online platform hosted on the gov.uk website, called The Skills Toolkit. The new platform gives people access to free, high-quality digital and numeracy courses to help build up their skills, progress in work and boost their job prospects. The training can be done by staff whilst on furlough. Read more.

The Charity Excellence Framework
A free, online toolkit to increase impact and funding, & Covid-19 Funder database - click here for more.