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In Conversation With Matt Hyde: Tim Peake

In Conversation With Matt Hyde: Tim Peake

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[soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/252195808" params="color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false" width="100%" height="166" iframe="true" /] In this instalment of In Conversation With, Martin talks to Matt Hyde about the Tim Peake Scouting connection, and whether more exposure could have been achieved from it. "We've had a bit of engagement with him and I hope we continue to, because I think he's a real inspiration to young people." Tim Peake has previously credited his success in his career as an astronaut to his background in Scouting, and Matt Hyde explains that he believes that adventurous and inspirational figures such as Tim are brilliant role models to young people. So, should he be the n...
In Conversation With Matt Hyde: Vodafone partnership

In Conversation With Matt Hyde: Vodafone partnership

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[soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/251692803" params="color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false" width="100%" height="166" iframe="true" /] Martin caught up with Matt Hyde to discuss The Scout Association's partnership with Vodafone, the involvement of vlogger Alfie Deyes, and how this new relationship will benefit members of The Scout Association. "This is the biggest corporate partnership we've ever had as an association" It is hoped that the Vodafone partnership will not just be financially beneficial, but also provide resources to Scout groups and more of these available digitally, as well as opening up Scouting to new audiences and encouraging volunteering. Matt also explains how this Voda...
In Conversation With: Matt Hyde: UK Chief Commissioner handover

In Conversation With: Matt Hyde: UK Chief Commissioner handover

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This episode of ‘in conversation with’ saw Scout Radio talk to the Chief Executive for the Scout Association Matt Hyde. Team leader Martin caught up with him to find out his views on the transition from the outgoing Chief Commissioner Wayne Bulpitt and his successor Tim Kidd. [soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/249020650" params="color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false" width="100%" height="166" iframe="true" /] Matt paid his respects to the great and impressive work Wayne has made since his appointment in May 2009 and also the work achieved in his previous roles: Wayne, in the last seven years, has been central to the growth and change of the movement. Moreover, Matt later talked about his vi
In Conversation With Matt Hyde – Why Does TSA Seem To Be Fascinated With Demographic Data

In Conversation With Matt Hyde – Why Does TSA Seem To Be Fascinated With Demographic Data

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It's census time in Scouting, with lots of boxes and numbers that need to be filled full of information.  Some leaders do question why the Association seems to have an obsession with demographics and statistics -  especially when most of the young people either don't understand or relate to the terms used. [soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/247907032" params="color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false" width="100%" height="166" iframe="true" /] Matt Hyde, chief executive, of the Scout Association told Scout Radio he had seen this conversation thread on 1st Facebook, which he admitted he regularly looks at. Its fantastic that young people.. wouldn't view others by their race or what have you, tha
In Conversation With Matt Hyde – Compass Update

In Conversation With Matt Hyde – Compass Update

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For better or worse many Scout Leaders will remember 2015 for The Scout Associations new membership system Compass.  There is no doubt that there have been more than a few teething problems, with a revised version of Compass being released at the end of January 2016 after many months of delays.  It is of little surprise that a large chunk of our recent In Conversation With Matt Hyde was dedicated to Compass. [soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/246418737" params="auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true" width="100%" height="450" iframe="true" /] Matt's first words on Compass summed up the issues that not only grassroots level Scouters have had but also the issues experience at headquarters. They
In Conversation With Matt Hyde – What has been achieved in the first few years?

In Conversation With Matt Hyde – What has been achieved in the first few years?

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Our latest In Conversation With saw Scout Radio catch up with matt Hyde, Chief Executive of The Scout Association. Matt is approaching 3 years as Chief Exec, we asked him what what he set out to achieve in his first few years. [soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/246240811" params="auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true" width="100%" height="450" iframe="true" /] The headline in the first year was the development of the strategy - Scouting for All, which has focused on these four areas of growth, inclusion, being shaped by young people and community impact. After three years of new initiatives and change Matt, sees the need for continued support for those at all level to help reinforce those cha
In Conversation with Matt Hyde – Your questions answered

In Conversation with Matt Hyde – Your questions answered

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[soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/245397809" params="color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false" width="100%" height="166" iframe="true" /] Scout Radio's Martin caught up with Matt Hyde earlier this week to put the questions that you sent in to The Scout Association's Chief Exec as part of our In Conversation With series. As always we had a wide range of questions from Cubs100 to Tim Peake as well as the Compass membership system, all of which Matt answered with his usual informative approach. Matt is approaching his third year anniversary as Chief Exec, and Martin asked him what he set out to achieve in the first few years of his appointment. The headline in the first year was the development
Reunion 2015: Matt Hyde – Compass Update

Reunion 2015: Matt Hyde – Compass Update

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During Gilwell Reunion 2015, Scout Radio's Adam caught up with The Scout Associations Chief Executive Officer Matt Hyde to get an update on Compass and find out a little more about what's happening and moving forward with Compass. [soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/222906683" params="color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false" width="100%" height="166" iframe="true" /] Compass is the TSA's new membership system and has seen some serious problems since its launch last year, resulting in it being taken down completely at the start of this year and is now set to be relaunched in January 2016. Matt explained that the TSA understands how much of a inconvenience it has caused all members of the assoc
In Conversation With – Craig Turpie – UK Commissioner for Programme

In Conversation With – Craig Turpie – UK Commissioner for Programme

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Late June 2015 we had a great sit down chat with Craig Turpie UK Commissioner for Programme (and also WOSM Council Member) as part of our In Conversation With series. The interview was about an hour long and covered topics such as the new changes to programme, the scout network changes, badges, activity permits, the cub centenary and his work with WOSM. Over the next few weeks we will be releasing parts of the interview in bite size chunks, at also in full on our podcast channel. Part D - WOSM What is it & whats your role, international inspirational stories and some advice for WSJ participants and IST. [soundcloud url="https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/215170122" params="color=ff5500&auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_rep...