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A new Code for Sports Governance published

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

On 31 October 2016, UK Sport and Sport England published a new Code for Sports Governance. Its policies and processes cover the crucial safeguarding elements needed for a well-run organisation.

Dec 12 2016

Young people share thoughts on Irish rugby

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

CPSU reports on the youth consultation day held by IRFU on 12 November, where over 80 young rugby players gathered to share their thoughts on the sport.

Dec 12 2016

Wayne Rooney's in Childline's corner

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

Wayne Rooney has teamed up with Childline to talk to young people about what he’s learned as one of England’s best ever footballers. 

Nov 27 2016

CPSU supported anti-bullying week 2016

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

The CPSU supported Anti-Bullying Week, which took place from 14 to 18 November. Find out what was involved. 

Nov 21 2016

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

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