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CPSU wins global safeguarding award

Topics: Working with our partners International sport Safeguarding children Type: News article

The NSPCC’s Child Protection in Sport Unit was honoured to receive the UNICEF Safeguarding in Sport Award at this year’s Beyond Sport Summit.

Oct 27 2016

Young people reflect on the CPSU conference

Topics: Safeguarding children Working with our partners Type: News article

We reached out to some of the young people involved in our 15-year anniversary conference and asked them to tell us about their experiences of the day. 

Oct 24 2016

Looking back at Parents in Sport Week 2016

Topics: Working with our partners Community and school sports Safeguarding children Type: News article

Sports organisations in the UK and Ireland used Parents in Sport Week to underscore the positive, supporting role that parents play in a child’s lifelong involvement in sport. 

Oct 19 2016

CPSU presents on sports psychiatry at RCPsych conference

Topics: Safeguarding children Working with our partners Type: News article

CPSU co-delivered a workshop at the sports psychiatry themed session of the Royal College of Psychiatrists conference.

Oct 14 2016

CPSU celebrates 2016’s Safeguarding Stars

Topics: Working with our partners Community and school sports Safeguarding children Type: News article

Our safeguarding conference at Wembley on 5 October included a celebration of this year’s Safeguarding Stars – individuals who've been recognised as going the extra mile to promote children’s welfare. 

Oct 10 2016

Outcomes of the 2016 CPSU conference and Sport England strategy themes

Topics: Working with our partners International sport Safeguarding children Type: News article

This year has been a time of considerable change in terms of the focus of sport strategy and in the profile of safeguarding children and young people in and through sport.

Oct 07 2016

Safe summer of sport

Topics: Safeguarding children Working with our partners Community and school sports Elite athletes International sport Disability sport Type: News article

Guidance to assist organisations with their safeguarding arrangements for sports events or activities with children and young people. It includes: safe events, self-assessment, athlete wellbeing, and inclusion of deaf and disabled children.

Aug 19 2016

Safeguarding lead officers learn more about autism

Topics: Working with our partners Safeguarding children Disability sport Type: News article

Our June 2016 Safeguarding Lead Officer Support Forum hosted a workshop by Autism R Us - experts through experience, to help equip sports organisations to effectively include young people with a range of challenging conditions.

Aug 18 2016

Childline talks to young people about sport

Topics: Working with our partners Safeguarding children Type: News article

Childline talk to young people about sport through Facebook and YouTube. Covering the benefits of getting active, building confidence in your ability and tackling homophobia, racism and other issues.

Aug 16 2016

Sport England releases School Games report

Topics: Community and school sports Safeguarding children Working with our partners Type: News article

Sport England's review of the School Games concludes that they're well placed to make a strong contribution to the new strategy, ‘Towards an active nation’.

Aug 11 2016