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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

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

Handling allegations of abuse and safeguarding children in sport

Topics: Safeguarding children Type:News article

We have all the information and safeguarding tools you need to help you keep children safe in sport and manage allegations of abuse.

Dec 02 2016

NSPCC launches football hotline for sexual abuse victims

Topics: Safeguarding children Type:News article

Dedicated helpline, launched with support of the FA as more footballers speak up about sexual abuse in the game, receives 860 calls in its first week.

Dec 01 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

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

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

Athlete wellbeing prioritised for Rio Games

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

On 21 July, ahead of Rio 2016, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) announced the implementation of a new procedure for participants to report any incident of harassment or abuse to the IOC Welfare Officer.

Aug 04 2016

Badminton England's young people feedback board

Topics: Safeguarding children Type:News article

Badminton England tell us about their recent initiative to gather feedback from young competitors at their largest residential event.

Jun 17 2016