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Coaching Professional Standards

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

The Professional Standards for Coaching developed by CIMSPA and UK Coaching to provide a level of the knowledge, skills and behaviours required of coaches. 

May 09 2019

Stay sun safe this summer

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

The Outdoor Kids Sun Safety Code started in 2014 by the Melanoma Fund. This campaign is designed to help sports coaches and outdoor activity leaders to safeguard children.   

May 08 2019

Make the Positive Parents Promise

Topics: Safeguarding children Working with our partners Type:Campaign

The launch of our Positive Parents Promise is part of our annual awareness raising campaign Parents in Sport Week.  

May 02 2019

We’re working with Lidl to invest in local youth sport

Topics: Community and school sports Safeguarding children Type:News article

We're working with Lidl supermarket to help young people take part in and enjoy sport as part of a healthy lifestyle. 

Apr 23 2019

Listen to our podcasts on DBS checks in sport

Topics: Safeguarding children Type:News article

We've launched more podcasts and want to tell you about this exciting new format for sharing safeguarding in sport knowledge. 

Feb 08 2019

Help the NSPCC to Close the Loophole

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

At present only certain roles are considered a position of trust, which leaves many 16 or 17 year olds vulnerable to abuse. Sign up to support the NSPCC's campaign to close this loophole.

Jan 21 2019

New study could be ground-breaking in tackling concussion

Topics: Elite athletes Community and school sports Safeguarding children Type:News article

A concussion study being carried out by the University of Birmingham hopes to develop new technology to detect concussion on the pitch to prevent harm to athletes. 

Jan 17 2019

CPSU Director Anne Tiivas awarded OBE

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

The Director of the NSPCC’s CPSU has been awarded an OBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for services to safeguarding children and young people.

Nov 16 2018

Keep up the good work

Topics: Safeguarding children Type:News article

We need you to keep working with parents as a priority in your sport, even after Parents in Sport Week has been and gone. Take a look at what you can do and what others have done to develop better relationships with parents. 

Oct 12 2018

You can now listen to safeguarding in sport guidance online

Topics: Safeguarding children Type:News article

We've launched our first podcast and want to tell you about this exciting new format for sharing safeguarding in sport knowledge. 

Oct 05 2018