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Online technology has advanced and changed the way people communicate and interact on a daily basis. Find out how this affects clubs and other sports organisations.
Creating online communities for young athletes
Involving children and young people, Athlete wellbeing
To keep its members informed and involved, the Amateur Swimming Association created an online magazine and social network called AquaZone.
Sample online safety and social media policy
This sample policy gives organisations an idea of the types of safeguards they should outline to protect children and young people online.
NSPCC updates its Keeping children safe online training course
Safeguarding children, Working with our partners, Online safety
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.
Keeping safe online
Online safety, Inappropriate or concerning behaviour
In this webinar we looked at what sports organisations can do to safeguard both young people and themselves while interacting with members online.
You can now listen to safeguarding in sport guidance online
We've launched our first podcast and want to tell you about this exciting new format for sharing safeguarding in sport knowledge.
Sample acceptable use statement for the internet and social media
Sample statement for sports clubs to help make children and parents aware of their policies on acceptable behaviour on the internet and social media.
Choose the right training - Face-to-face vs online training
The NSPCC and CPSU advise face-to-face training as it’s the most appropriate format for roles with regular responsibility for children.
Staying safe online – social media policy best-practice example
Anti-bullying, Online safety, Photographing children
This display poster provides a good example of how to highlight the key points of a social media policy to participants and spectators.
Keeping children safe in the digital world
Safeguarding children, Online safety
We take a look at the great resources provided by the UK Safer Internet Centre that help you to keep children safe online in 2018.
Steering clear of indecent images of children
Inappropriate or concerning behaviour, Online safety
A CPSU webinar in conjunction with the IWF and Marie Collins Foundation, exploring the ways in which sports organisations can promote a new Home Office campaign about the laws on viewing indecent images online.
Safe sports events management tool
Our online tool will help you meet the safeguarding responsibilities for your event, whatever the scale.
NSPCC conference – How safe are our children? 2019
The NSPCC's annual How safe are our children? conference 2019, the theme for this year's event is 'growing up online'.
Details of upcoming webinars, and webinar recordings and resources from our past online events.
Is your sports organisation doing everything it could be to keep children and young people safe? This online self-assessment tool will help you find out.
Safe Sport Events Management Tool
Trips, events and travel
This online tool will help you to ensure that you meet the safeguarding responsibilities for your sports event, from playing in a local park up to representing their country.
Is your organisation doing everything it could be to keep children and young people safe in sport? This online self-assessment tool will help you find out.
Make a noise about bullying in sport
This webinar recording gives sports organisations information to support children and young people to speak out about face-to-face and online bullying.
Younger children and social networking sites – a blind spot
This 2013 NSPCC report describes the experiences of 11-12 year olds on social networking sites. It also looks at roles that parents, social network providers and regulation can play to protect them.
How safe are our children? 2018
Online safety, Inappropriate or concerning behaviour, Research, Duty of care
This NSPCC report compiles and analyses the most robust and up-to-date child protection data that exists across the four nations in the UK for 2018.