Sport inspires future leaders.
One of the UK's leading sports figures is to give a lecture on the need to embrace young leaders.
Sue Campbell, chairman of Sports UK and chairman of the Commonwealth Advisory Body on Sport, will give a talk called Young People, Sport and Leadership at Sunderland University's Darwin Building this Thursday.
The talk will look at ways of transferring the leadership skills of young people to all areas of school and how to make the best use of their talents as leaders.
Sue, an accomplished athlete, has coached a number of teams including the England netball netball
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She was a non-political adviser to the Department for Culture, Media and Sport The Department for Culture, Media and Sport (sometimes abbreviated DCMS) is a department of the United Kingdom government, with responsibility for culture and sport in England, and some aspects of the media throughout the whole UK, for example broadcasting. and the Department for Education and Skills The Department for Education and Skills (DfES) was a United Kingdom government department between 2001 and 2007. It was responsible for the education system and children's services in England. On 28 June 2007 the department was split in two by Gordon Brown. between 2000 and 2003.
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