Share

Leadership 20:20 Panel gets under way

Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson DBE
News

Leadership 20:20 Panel gets under way

Governance | Vibeka Mair | 8 Jun 2012

The Leadership 20:20 Panel has announced its implementation plan, including a network to address the lack of diversity amongst sector leaders, and a framework which recommends that civil society workforce completes 40 hours of personal and professional development a year.

The Leadership 20:20 Panel, chaired by Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson DBE (pictured), is made up of a group of sector bodies including NCVO and Acevo, each leading on implementing one of the Leadership 20:20 Commission’s five recommendations to develop leaders in the charity sector.

Skills-Third Sector will be leading on creating a sector-wide development framework. The framework will include a directory of mentors, collaboration between leadership development programmes, and an expectation that the civil society workforce completes 40 hours of personal and professional development a year.

Acevo will be coordinating a network of organisations to address the lack of diversity amongst sector leaders, while the Chartered Management Institute will work on encouraging the mobility of civil leaders across sectors.

NCVO, in addition to providing the secretariat to the Panel, will lead on enabling infrastructure bodies to coordinate networks of emerging leaders to shape the response to future challenges.

The Panel will be holding further discussions on the appointment of an organisation to lead on the Commission’s fourth recommendation, which called for funders and commissioners to promote sustainability by incorporating management and leadership development into funding agreements.

Richard Doughty, who chaired the Leadership 20:20 Commission, said:
  “The recommendations we made are mutually inclusive. You cannot effectively address future challenges without having well developed leaders, and you cannot build a culture of development without participation from our sector’s stakeholders, including those who fund projects and services. We will be looking at how best to support funders and commissioners to meet the sustainability challenge through their work with civil society organisations.”

The Panel will meet again in September to discuss the organisations plans for implementation.

 

Comments

[Cancel] | Reply to:

Close »

Community Standards

The civilsociety.co.uk community and comments board is intended as a platform for informed and civilised debate.

We hope to encourage a broad range of views, however, there are standards that we expect commentators to uphold. We reserve the right to delete or amend any comments that do not adhere to these standards.

We welcome:

  • Robust but respectful debate
  • Strongly held opinions
  • Intelligent relevant discussion
  • The sharing of relevant experiences
  • New participants

We will not publish:

  • Rude, threatening, offensive, obscene or abusive language, or links to such material
  • Links to commercial organisations or spam postings. The comments board is not an advertising platform
  • The posting of contact details for yourself or others
  • Comments intended for malicious purpose or mindless abuse
  • Comments purporting to be from another person or organisation under false pretences
  • Gratuitous criticism, commentary or self-promotion
  • Any material which breaches copyright or privacy laws, or could be considered libellous
  • The use of the comments board for the pursuit or extension of personal disputes

Be aware:

  • Views expressed on the comments board are left at users’ discretion and are in no way views held or supported by Civil Society Media
  • Comments left by others may not be accurate, do not rely on them as fact
  • You may be misunderstood - sarcasm and humour can easily be taken out of context, try to be clear

Please:

  • Enjoy the opportunity to express your opinion and respect the right of others to express theirs
  • Confine your remarks to issues rather than personalities

Together we can keep our community a polite, respectful and intelligent platform for discussion.

Free eNews

Property boom poses risk to charities' long-term survival, survey reports

20 Nov 2014

Nearly half of charities consider property the greatest risk to their long-term survival, according to...

A quarter of charities 'ignore Commission action plans'

19 Nov 2014

Around one in four charities that the Charity Commission issued action plans to last year either partially...

NSPCC's income drops for fifth year in a row

19 Nov 2014

The National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children has seen its income fall for the fifth...

Band Aid 30 raised £1m in first day

19 Nov 2014

Band Aid 30 became the fastest-selling single of 2014 when it was released yesterday, with 206,000 people...

Society lotteries deregulation could lead to less trust in charities, says NCVO

19 Nov 2014

Deregulation of society lotteries could impact public trust and confidence in charities, NCVO has told...

UK is joint-seventh overall in World Giving Index of 135 nations

18 Nov 2014

The UK and Ireland are the fourth most generous nations in terms of giving money to charity, the latest...

OSCR launches new website

20 Nov 2014

The Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator has launched a new website which includes a new search function.

Data from controversial Samaritans app to be deleted

17 Nov 2014

Samaritans has promised that all data collected by its Twitter monitoring app will be deleted and the...

Post Office enables Children in Need donations through Twitter

11 Nov 2014

The Post Office has become the first UK organisation to allow Twitter users to donate to charity through...

Join the discussion

Twitter
 
Training

Attending our one day courses is a highly effective way of ensuring new and existing trustees fully understand their role, responsibilities and liabilities.

>> Find out more <<