As the world’s top athletes reach their peak in London, millions of children and young people are starting their own relationship with sport.
This briefing will provide an opportunity to find out how London 2012 has inspired over 12 million children in 20 countries to choose sport.
- Debbie Lye, International Inspiration Programme Director, UK Sport, the lead delivery agency for International Inspiration – London 2012’s international sports legacy programme
- Tom Burstow, Head of International Inspiration, UNICEF UK, delivery partner for the Games’ international legacy programme, which uses sport to teach young people how to become leaders, be positive role models and inspire their peers
- Martin Davidson, Chief Executive, British Council, delivery partner for International Inspiration.
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Presentation from the briefing
International Inspiration is London 2012′s international sports legacy programme. It aims to enrich the lives of young people around the world through phyiscal education, sport and play.
International Inspiration was ‘drawn up to enrich the lives of 12 million children of all abilities in schools and communities in 20 countries (21 including the UK) through the power of high-quality and inclusive physical education, sport and play’. Since 2007 the key partners in the International Inspiration programme – UK Sport, the British Council and UNICEF – have been working together to deliver an ambitious and widespread international sports legacy programme for the benefit of young people in the UK and across the world.