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Sport Duty of Care Review – independent report published

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

The Sport Duty of Care Working Group led a review into the duty of care that sport has towards participants. Feedback from the consultation is currently being analysed.

Apr 24 2017

Responding to safeguarding cases in sport

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

On 28 March 2017, the CPSU held an event for our stakeholders to reflect upon the recent developments in football and sport more widely. 

Apr 19 2017

Young people's voices in sport – insights from the UEFA project

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

Three years on from the NSPCC receiving the UEFA Children’s Foundation Award, we look at some of the achievements and learning funded by this project.

Apr 13 2017

Parents in Sport Week 2017 dates announced

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

Sports organisations in the UK and Ireland are invited to promote the positive, supporting role that parents play in a child’s lifelong involvement in sport. 

Apr 13 2017

Sport NI publish new research on mental health and wellbeing in sport

Topics: Working with our partners Safeguarding children Type: Research

New research published by Sport NI which further supports the role that sport can play in the promotion of mental health and wellbeing amongst local communities and athletes.

Mar 20 2017

NSPCC urges government to close loopholes in the law

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

The NSPCC is calling on Government to act quickly to close 2 legal loopholes that leave the door open for children to be targeted in sport and beyond.

Feb 13 2017

Time to Listen success in the South West

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

Wesport is working alongside six other County Sports Partnerships to co-ordinate Time to Listen training dates across the South West of England. 

Feb 10 2017

The Rugby Football League Listening Club initiative

Topics: Safeguarding children Type: News article

The Rugby Football League (RFL) has recently launched its ‘Listening Club’ initiative to advance the dialogue between clubs and young people.

Feb 02 2017

NSPCC updates its Keeping children safe online training course

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

The NSPCC recently launched an updated version of their popular Keeping children safe online course. The course will help learners gain the skills they need to keep children safe online.

Dec 12 2016

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