I'm involved – e-learning course information

Last updated: 30 Nov 2017
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This free e-learning course on involving children in decisions that affect them will help you put young people's views at the heart of your sport.

Whether you're a sports coach, club volunteer or committee member – or otherwise involved in delivering youth sport – this training course is for you.

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Funded by the UEFA Children’s Charity Foundation, and developed by the CPSU in partnership with the Football Association, this course will show you how you can increase young people's participation in the planning and running of sports activities, and how this benefits everyone.  

About the course

This e-learning course will guide you through why, what and how to effectively involve children and young people in decisions that affect them.

Working at your own pace, you’ll learn:

  • what being involved means
  • the benefits of involvement
  • how to involve young people
  • the degree of involvement that suits you
  • planning involvement activities
  • tips for running your activities smoothly
  • to evaluate the experience and outcomes 

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Background

The Football Association (The FA) nominated the NSPCC, through its Child Protection in Sport Unit (CPSU), to be the recipient of the UEFA Children’s Foundation charity award.

Throughout the project, the NSPCC hosted consultations with young people to ensure that the relevant information is out there to support young people involved in sport.

Further information and resources

In addition to this e-learning resource, outcomes from the UEFA project included research reports, videos, and awareness raising via mutiple social media channels. For more information, see:

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