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A new lead in a new era

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

Michelle North, new Service Head of the CPSU, talks to us about taking over the leadership of the team during the coronavirus pandemic. 

Jul 01 2020

We’re backing human rights declaration

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

The CPSU has signed up to the Declaration on Sport and Human Rights, joining major sports bodies from Northern Ireland and beyond.

Feb 11 2020

The countdown is on to Parents in Sport Week

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

Parents in Sport Week kicks off next month. You still have time to join in and make the Sports Parents Promise.

Sep 02 2019

Engage and celebrate parents in sport

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

Find out how other sports organisations have positively involved parents and supported the Sport Parents Promise and Parents in Sport Week.  

Aug 08 2019

Help the NSPCC to Close the Loophole

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

A new video calls for all adults working with children to be covered by the law, to stop children being preyed upon as soon as they turn 16. Sign up to support the NSPCC's campaign to close this loophole.

Jun 07 2019

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

A campaign to help sports coaches and outdoor activity leaders to safeguard children taking part in their activities and events during warm weather. 

May 08 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

Help parents support their child in sport

Topics: Working with our partners Community and school sports Type:News article

In preparation for Parents in Sport Week, we pulled together some key messages you can use at any time to help parents enhance their involvement in their child’s sporting lives. 

Oct 01 2018

3 reasons why involving parents can benefit your sports club

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

Parents play such an important role in supporting their child's participation in sport. See the 3 reasons why involving parents is beneficial for your sport. 

Sep 24 2018
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