News

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 03 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

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

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

Club Matters – supporting your sports club

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

Club Matters is Sport England's one-stop shop for sports clubs. It provides free, convenient, practical resources to help develop and sustain sports clubs.

Feb 08 2016

Tackling mental health in and through sport

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

The Mental Health Charter for Sport and Recreation was developed with the support of mental health charity Mind. The CPSU was one of the first organisations to sign up to commit to action.

Dec 17 2015

Safeguarding the child athlete in sport

Topics: Working with our partners International sport Safeguarding children Type:Publication

The new review, published in the British Journal of Sports Medicine, aims to (1) present a summary of the scientific literature on the threats to children in sport; (2) introduce a framework to categorise these threats; (3) identify research gaps in the field and (4) provide safeguarding recommendations for sport organisations.

Jun 19 2015